What is RotaTeq?
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What is RotaTeq?

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RotaTeq is an oral vaccine used to help prevent rotavirus infection in children. Rotavirus infection can cause fever, vomiting, and diarrhea that can be severe and can lead to loss of body fluids

RotaTeq is an oral vaccine used to help prevent rotavirus infection in children. Rotavirus...

 

Rotavirus Infection can Cause Over 20 Episodes of Diarrhea or Vomiting in a Day
Rotavirus Infection can Cause Over 20 Episodes of Diarrhea or Vomiting in a Day

In the pre-vaccine era, nearly all children were infected with rotavirus by age 5.

Rotavirus infection can cause as many as 10-20 episodes of diarrhea or vomiting in a day, which can lead to life-threatening dehydration.

Protect your baby with RotaTeq

RotaTeq is not a shot;

it is given by mouth in 3 doses.

RotaTeq is not a shot; it is given by mouth in 3 doses.

Click below to see a video of how RotaTeq is given.

RotaTeq was extensively tested. It was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2006.

Rotavirus is common and contagious.

Rotavirus infection can cause high fever, vomiting and diarrhea, and can quickly lead to dehydration (loss of bodily fluids).

Dehydration is one of the most serious complications associated with the rotavirus infection. If your child has a severe case of rotavirus and becomes very dehydrated, it can be life-threatening.

Rotavirus is Common and ContagiousRotavirus is Common and Contagious
Talk to Your Doctor so You Know the Facts About Rotavirus and What You Can do to Help Protect Your ChildTalk to Your Doctor so You Know the Facts About Rotavirus and What You Can do to Help Protect Your Child

Talk to your child's doctor about helping to protect your baby.

It’s important that you talk with your doctor so that you know the facts about rotavirus and what you can do to help protect your child.


 


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RotaTeq may not fully protect all children who get the vaccine.

RotaTeq should not be given to infants who are allergic to any part of the vaccine.

Your child should not get RotaTeq if he or she has Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease (SCID).