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FDA Recommends Suspending the Use of Rotarix Until Further Evaluation

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Rotarix

Issued by: Food and Drug Administration

Date: March 22, 2010

Description: Rotarix is a vaccine used to prevent rotavirus disease. The FDA has learned that Rotarix may contain PCV1 (porcine circovirus type 1). Although PCV1 has not been shown to pose any risk to humans, the FDA is recommending healthcare professionals to use RotaTeq until the FDA can further evaluate the safety of PCV1. 

 

 
Update May 16, 2010: Rotarix has been deemed safe for use by the FDA. Click here to read the entire update.

                                                                                                                     

      


To learn more visit: http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm205547.htm

The recall presented here has been obtained directly from the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a division of the Department Health and Human Services and is responsible for monitoring medications, biological products, medical devices, food, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

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