FAQs ABOUT TYPBAR
Can TYPBAR be taken by adults?
Yes. TYPBAR can be taken by adults (aged up to 45 years). However, consult your doctor before receiving.
How long can TYPBAR offer protection?
TYPBAR can offer protection for about 3 years. After this period, you may need a booster dose to ensure further protection.
Is it compulsory to receive TYPBAR?
Yes. TYPBAR is considered as a mandatory vaccine as part of the vaccination programme. Make sure to receive the vaccine at the stipulated time without any delay. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and time frame of vaccination for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition.
What is TYPBAR?
TYPBAR is bacterial vaccine used to offer protection against typhoid fever in both adults and in the children (aged 6 months or above).
What are the possible side effects of TYPBAR?
TYPBAR may cause mild fever, tiredness, weakness, muscle pain or headache. These are usually mild and disappears within a few days. However, consult your doctor if they worsen.
At what age TYPBAR is given usually?
Usually, TYPBAR is given as early as 6 months of age. However, it can be used in adults (aged up to 45 years) as well. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor for advice.
How TYPBAR is given?
TYPBAR will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the muscles (intramuscularly) or under the skin (subcutaneously).
Why TYPBAR causes fever after vaccination?
TYPBAR offers immunity against typhoid by causing a mild infection. It contains weak or inactivated bacteria that causes typhoid which stimulates our body to release protective antibodies against them. This could cause signs of infection such as mild fever or body pains. These side effects are usually mild and disappears within a few days. However, consult your doctor if they worsen.
Who should not receive TYPBAR?
Do not receive TYPBAR if you or your child are allergic to any of its ingredients or has a very high fever. You must also inform your doctor if you or your child has a very weak immune system (due to any severe infections) or any type of blood disorders (haemophilia). Before receiving TYPBAR, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Is TYPBAR safe?
TYPBAR is generally safe and well tolerated. It only causes few minor side effects like pain, redness and swelling at the site of injection, mild fever, headache, or muscle pain that usually disappears within a few days.
What TYPBAR does to our body?
TYPBAR offers immunity against typhoid fever by causing a mild infection. It stimulates our body to produce protective antibodies against the bacteria that causes typhoid.
Can TYPBAR make me feel sick?
Yes. TYPBAR may make me feel sick or tired after vaccination. This is because of the reactivity of the vaccine. TYPBAR offers immunity against typhoid by causing a mild infection. It stimulates our body to produce protective antibodies against the bacteria that causes typhoid. This could make you feel tired or weak. These side effects are usually mild and disappears within a few days. However, consult your doctor if they worsen.