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Your healthcare provider will need a current list of all other medications, supplements, and vitamins you are taking before giving you the Vaqta vaccine. Blood thinners and immunosuppressants are just a few of the drugs that can cause negative interactions when combined with Vaqta. Some of these reactions may decrease the vaccine's effectiveness or cause other problems.

An Overview of Interactions With Vaqta

Vaqta® (hepatitis A vaccine) may react with a few other medications. Some of the drugs that may interact with Vaqta include but are not limited to:
    • Corticosteroids, such as:
      • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
      • Cortisone
      • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
      • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
      • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
      • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
      • Prednisolone (Pediapred®)
      • Prednisone
      • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®)
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