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My baby will be 6 months next week.But currently having flu.Can i postpone the second dose of rotarix after she is 6 months?

My baby will be 6 months next week.But currently having flu.Can i postpone the second dose of rotarix after she is 6 months?

Flu and vaccine: You cannot give vaccines when you are actively ill especially with the flu. You can wait till you are well, it won't take that long. ...Read more

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At 11 weeks my baby had PCV1 & Rotarix 1st dose. He suffered from dysentery, vomiting next 5 days. As side effects Can I skip the vaccines 2nd doses?

At 11 weeks my baby had PCV1 & Rotarix  1st dose. He suffered from dysentery, vomiting next 5 days. As side effects Can I skip the vaccines 2nd doses?

Side effects: What you describe is not an expected side effect from vaccines. Also, it is never a good idea to delay vaccines. I would suggest you sit down with your health care giver and discuss. ...Read more

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My baby will be 6 months next week.But currently having flu.Can i postpone the second dose of rotarix after she is 6 months?

Flu and vaccine: You cannot give vaccines when you are actively ill especially with the flu. You can wait till you are well, it won't take that long. ...Read more

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My daughter 2 months 21 days old was given 1st dose with rotateq and 2nd dose with rotarix.is it ok?What should her third dose be?

My daughter 2 months 21 days old was given 1st dose with rotateq and 2nd dose with rotarix.is it ok?What should her third dose be?

Vaccine: both are good vaccines for the same disease. But stick to one schedule . You can do Rotarix as it needs only 1 more dose to complete the schedule . ...Read more

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My 2 months 22 days old daughter is very fussy after taking rotarix oral dose yesterday. ...is that normal. How long she will be like that...

My 2 months 22 days old daughter is  very fussy after taking rotarix oral dose yesterday. ...is that normal. How long she will be like that...

Rotarix: Most vaccines have side effects and they are usually minor and last for 2-3 days. If her fussiness is uncontrollable or if she develops fever or poor intake of fluids, have her seen. Refer to the CDC website for more details. All the best. ...Read more

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My son is 19 weeks older. Will i be able to give him rotarix now? Any precaution for giving the vaccine? 2 doses are enough?

My son is 19 weeks older. Will i be able to give him rotarix now? Any precaution for giving the vaccine? 2 doses are enough?

2 doses are enough: There are 2 rotavirus vaccines, RotaTeq and rotarix. Rotateq requires 3 doses and Rotarix 2. The schedule starts at 6 weeks. They cannot be given after the 32nd week of life. ...Read more

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There are two kind of rotavirus vaccine (rotateq and rotarix). Do you need both?

There are two kind of rotavirus vaccine (rotateq and rotarix). Do you need both?

No, not both: The immunization schedule (they vary from one another) should be completed with one or the other. ...Read more

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At 11 weeks my baby had PCV1 & Rotarix 1st dose. He suffered from dysentery, vomiting next 5 days. As side effects Can I skip the vaccines 2nd doses?

Side effects: What you describe is not an expected side effect from vaccines. Also, it is never a good idea to delay vaccines. I would suggest you sit down with your health care giver and discuss. ...Read more

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How is the rotavirus vaccine administered?

How is the rotavirus vaccine administered?

Orally: Current rotavirus vaccines are all administered orally to infants only. ...Read more

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