Varivax vs Zostavax

Varivax
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Zostavax
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Varivax is a vaccine.
Zostavax is a vaccine.
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1,079 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Chicken Pox
#2 for Vaccination
#3 for Herpes
Varivax is taken to prevent Chicken Pox and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Shingles
#2 for Chicken Pox
#3 for Vaccination
#4 for Herpes
Zostavax is taken to prevent Shingles and Chicken Pox and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Var
Rash
5
Allergy
3
Pneumonia
3
Encephalitis
2
Meningitis
2
Asthma
2
Eczema
2
Abortion
1
Ear Infection
1
Seizures
1
Zos
Rash
9
Pneumonia
5
Nerve Pain
4
Allergy
3
CLL
3
MS
2
Weakness
2
Leukemia
2
Immunosuppressive State
2
Burning
2
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Varivax
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Zostavax
Zos
Rash
Var
Zos
5
9
Allergy
Var
Zos
3
3
Pneumonia
Var
Zos
3
5
Encephalitis
Var
Zos
2
0
Meningitis
Var
Zos
2
0
Asthma
Var
Zos
2
0
Eczema
Var
Zos
2
0
Abortion
Var
Zos
1
0
Ear Infection
Var
Zos
1
0
Seizures
Var
Zos
1
0
Rash
Zos
Var
9
5
Pneumonia
Zos
Var
5
3
Nerve Pain
Zos
Var
4
0
Allergy
Zos
Var
3
3
CLL
Zos
Var
3
0
MS
Zos
Var
2
0
Weakness
Zos
Var
2
0
Leukemia
Zos
Var
2
0
Immunosuppressive State
Zos
Var
2
0
Burning
Zos
Var
2
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Varivax and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zostavax and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Suspension: 19400 unit/0.65 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Varicella Virus Vaccine Live/Pf
Varicella Virus Vaccine Live/Pf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Varivax and Zostavax: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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