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Precautions and Warnings With the Rotavirus Vaccine

Who Should Not Get the Rotavirus Vaccine?

Your child should not get vaccinated if he or she:
 
  • Has a history of intussusception (a problem where one part of the bowel moves into the next).

  

  • Has had a serious reaction to the rotavirus vaccine or any component of the rotavirus vaccine (including the inactive ingredients) in the past. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Has an uncorrected defect of the digestive system.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which your child should not get the rotavirus vaccine, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before getting their children vaccinated. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article.

Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions that may apply to your child.
 
 
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