Zoster, Live Attenuated

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Zoster, Live Attenuated Brand Names


Zoster, Live Attenuated may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Zoster, Live Attenuated Drug Class

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Zoster, Live Attenuated Interactions

This is not a complete list of Zoster, Live Attenuateddrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Zoster, Live Attenuated and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Zoster, Live Attenuated falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Zoster, Live Attenuated should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Zoster, Live Attenuated should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Zoster, Live Attenuated Dosage

Take zoster, live attenuated exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Zoster, Live Attenuated dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Zoster, Live Attenuated is available in the following doses:

  • Zoster Vaccine Live Subcutaneous Powder For Injection