A 41-year-old member asked:
rotavirus vaccine timeframe? when should my infant get a rotavirus vaccine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marybeth Lambe answered
44 years experience Travel Medicine
2 different vaccines: There are 2 brands available: Rotarix (2 dose schedule) and RotaTeq (3 dose schedule) both are started at baby's 2 month visit though can be given as early as six weeks. A second dose is given 6-8 weeks later (can receive as early as 4 weeks after) and third dose (depending on which vaccine) no later than 32 weeks of age. This is given by mouth and not as a shot.
Answered on Sep 25, 2018
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