Which medications in the drug class Vaccines are used in the treatment of Cholera?

Updated: Feb 03, 2021
  • Author: Sajeev Handa, MBBCh, BAO, LRCSI, LRCPI; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Vaccines

In June, 2016, the first U.S. cholera vaccine was approved by the FDA. [20]

Cholera vaccine (Vaxchora)

Contains live attenuated cholera bacteria that replicate in the gastrointestinal tract of the recipient to provide immunity. It is indicated for active immunization against disease caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 in persons aged 2-64 y traveling to cholera-affected areas.


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