Rotovirus Oral Vaccine
Were you looking for information about Rotavirus Vaccine? Rotovirus oral vaccine is a common variation and misspelling of rotavirus vaccine.
Young children are often given the rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®, RotaTeq®) as part of a routine childhood vaccination schedule. The vaccine is used to protect against rotavirus, a virus that causes severe diarrhea and can lead to hospitalization. There are currently two versions of this vaccine; it is given by mouth as two or three doses (depending on the particular product). Potential side effects include loss of appetite, fever, and diarrhea.
(Click Rotavirus Vaccine to learn more about the benefits of this vaccine, for more detailed dosing information, and to find out what other side effects may occur. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on the rotavirus vaccine.)