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RotaTeq Drug Interactions

When certain drugs are combined with RotaTeq, interactions may occur that could lead to a decreased effectiveness of the vaccine. Some of the medicines that may interfere with RotaTeq include immune globulins and immunosuppressant medications, such as corticosteroids, methotrexate, and cyclosporine.

An Overview of RotaTeq Interactions

RotaTeq® (rotavirus vaccine) can potentially interact with a few medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to interactions with RotaTeq include:
  • Immune globulins
  • Immunosuppressants, such as:


    • Chemotherapy (as well as radiation treatment)
    • 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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