Vactyph Typhoid Vaccine

Product Details

Packaging Size                      : 0.5 ml 1 dose vials
Brand                                      : Vactyph Typhoid Vaccine
Manufacturer                        : Zydus
Composition                          : Salmonella Typhi Vaccine (25mcg)
Treatment                              : Typhoid Fever
Prescription/Non prescription Prescription
Form                                       : Liquid
Shelf life                                 : 24 Months
Storage                                   : Cool & Dry place
Packaging type                     : Box


Vactyph Typhoid Vaccine: Safeguarding Against Typhoid Fever

The Vactyph Typhoid Vaccine is a critical tool in preventing typhoid fever among both adults and children aged two and above.


Primarily, the Vactyph Typhoid Vaccine is employed to prevent typhoid fever by inducing the production of antibodies against the Salmonella Typhi bacteria.


Healthcare professionals typically administer the Vactyph Vaccine at least 2 weeks before potential exposure to typhoid fever. For individuals at continued risk, a single dose is recommended every 3 years, with booster doses as advised by a doctor.

Side Effects

Although generally safe, individuals may experience injection site reactions such as pain, swelling, or redness. Persistent or worsening side effects should be promptly reported to a doctor.

Safety Precautions

Individuals with existing medical conditions or those taking medications should disclose this information to their healthcare provider before vaccination.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Before receiving the vaccine, pregnant and breastfeeding women should seek guidance from their doctor.

Immune Response

The Typhoid Vaccine initiates a mild infection, prompting the immune system to produce antibodies that provide protection against future infections.


Incorporating the Vaccine into routine healthcare practices is essential for mitigating the potentially severe consequences of typhoid fever, thereby promoting individual and community health.

Typhoid Fever: A Brief Overview

It spreads through contaminated food and water and is prevalent in regions with poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Symptoms include high fever, abdominal pain, headache, and weakness. In severe cases, complications such as intestinal perforation and septicemia can occur, posing significant health risks. Vaccination remains the most effective strategy for preventing typhoid fever, particularly for travelers visiting endemic regions and individuals residing in high-risk areas.

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