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Were you looking for information about RotaTeq? Rototec is a common misspelling of RotaTeq.
In order to prevent rotavirus, RotaTeq® (rotavirus vaccine) is given as a routine childhood vaccine. Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe diarrhea in infants and young children, sometimes resulting in hospitalization. The vaccine, which is given by mouth, is given as three doses spaced 4 to 10 weeks apart; the dosing schedule usually coincides nicely with standard well-baby visits.

Although most children respond well to RotaTeq, potential side effects include diarrhea, vomiting, and ear infections.
(Click RotaTeq to find out how RotaTeq works, for more information on when your child should get vaccinated, and to learn about the warnings associated with this vaccine. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on RotaTeq.)
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