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An injected vaccine, Menactra® (meningococcal vaccine) is used to prevent bacterial meningitis and other invasive meningococcal diseases. It is approved for people between the ages of 9 months and 55 years old. The vaccine is given as a single injection, usually in the upper arm. Common side effects of this product include fatigue, headache, and swelling at the injection site.
Menactra may not be suitable for everyone, so before getting vaccinated, let your healthcare provider know about all medications you take (including nonprescription drugs and vitamins) and any medical conditions you have. Also, tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
(Click Menactra for more information on this vaccine, including how it works, safety issues to be aware of, dosing guidelines, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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