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Resources for Healthcare Professionals
TAKE4 Text Reminder Program
TAKE4 is a program offered by EMERGENT to help travelers appropriately complete a 4-dose course of VIVOTIF prior to their trip. Hover and click on the graphic below to watch an informational video on the TAKE4 Text Reminder Program.
VIVOTIF video modules
Hover and click on the 3 subject areas below to learn more about VIVOTIF.
Explore helpful resources for you and your clients’ travel health needs. Use these links to connect with the resources below.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Department Directory
The CDC provides directories for public health departments across the United States. Use this directory to search information regarding public health policies and officials specific to your state or territory.Navigate to specific health department directories.>
World Health Organization (WHO)
Let your clients know that they can visit the WHO website to learn about typhoid.Visit the typhoid webpage.>
Search within the Passport Health website to find travel clinics near you and your clients.Search for clinics within the United States.>
Let your clients know that they can utilize SafeGard to receive travel health recommendations and information on partnering pharmacies.Visit the SafeGard homepage.>
Let your clients know that they can utilize e7 Health for additional travel medicine services.Visit the Travel Medicine and Vaccines homepage.>
Important Safety Information
Indication and Usage
VIVOTIF is indicated for immunization of adults and children greater than 6 years of age against disease caused by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi.
Routine typhoid vaccination is not recommended in the United States of America. Selective immunization against typhoid fever is recommended for the following groups: 1) travelers to areas in which there is a recognized risk of exposure to S. Typhi; 2) persons with intimate exposure (e.g., household contact) to an S. Typhi carrier; and 3) microbiology laboratorians who work frequently with S. Typhi. There is no evidence to support the use of typhoid vaccine to control common source outbreaks, disease following natural disasters, or in persons attending rural summer camps.
Not all recipients of VIVOTIF will be fully protected against typhoid fever. Vaccinated individuals should continue to take personal precautions against exposure to typhoid organisms. The vaccine will not afford protection against species of Salmonella other than Salmonella Typhi or other bacteria that cause enteric disease. The vaccine is not suitable for treatment of acute infections with S. Typhi.
Important Safety Information
VIVOTIF is contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine or the enteric-coated capsule. The vaccine should not be administered to persons during an acute febrile illness. Safety of the vaccine has not been demonstrated in persons deficient in their ability to mount a humoral or cell-mediated immune response, due to either a congenital or acquired immunodeficient state including treatment with immunosuppressive or antimitotic drugs. The vaccine should not be administered to these persons regardless of benefits.
Acute Gastrointestinal Illness: VIVOTIF is not to be taken during an acute gastrointestinal illness. Postpone taking the vaccine if persistent diarrhea or vomiting occurs.
Concomitant Administration with Sulfonamides and Antibiotics: The vaccine should not be administered to individuals receiving sulfonamides and antibiotics since these agents may be active against the vaccine strain and prevent a sufficient degree of multiplication to occur in order to induce a protective immune response.
Diminished Immune Response: Unless a complete immunization schedule is followed, an optimum immune response may not be achieved. Not all recipients of VIVOTIF will be fully protected against typhoid fever.
Personal Precautions: Vaccinated individuals should continue to take personal precautions against exposure to typhoid organisms (i.e., travelers should take all necessary precautions to avoid contact or ingestion of potentially contaminated food or water).
Concomitant Administration with Anti-malarial Drugs: Several anti-malaria drugs, such as mefloquine, chloroquine and proguanil (not approved for use in US) possess anti-bacterial activity which may interfere with the immunogenicity of VIVOTIF. A study showed that mefloquine and chloroquine can be administered together with VIVOTIF. Proguanil should be administered only if 10 days or more have elapsed since the final dose of VIVOTIF was ingested.
Adverse Reactions: The most common adverse reactions in clinical trials were abdominal pain (6.4%), nausea (5.8%), headache (4.8%), fever (3.3%), diarrhea (2.9%), vomiting (1.5%) and skin rash (1.0%). Only the incidence of nausea occurred at a statistically higher frequency in the vaccinated group as compared to the placebo group.
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Important Safety Information
Contraindications: VIVOTIF is contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine or the enteric-coated capsule.More
These Terms and Conditions govern the VIVOTIF® Dose Replacement Program (the “Program”) operated by Emergent Travel Health (“Emergent”).
Program Participation Eligibility:
The Program will be available, subject to these Terms and Conditions, to health care practitioners (“Program Participants”) who (i) have purchased VIVOTIF either directly from Emergent or from a third party who purchased the product from Emergent, (ii) have patients who have improperly administered and/or stored VIVOTIF (as determined by Emergent in its sole discretion) and who the Program Participants have directed to restart taking VIVOTIF and (iii) comply with these Terms and Conditions. Emergent has the sole authority to determine eligibility for participation in the Program.
The Program is available for doses of VIVOTIF which have been improperly administered or stored by patients of Program Participants so long as the patients have been directed by the Program Participant to restart taking VIVOTIF. In order to receive credit or replacement product for VIVOTIF, Program Participants must contact Emergent Medical Information at email@example.com or 1-800-533-5899 to determine the viability of the improperly administered or stored doses of VIVOTIF.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Program is not available for, and no credit or replacement product will be issued in respect of, (i) any product for which a patient has not been directed to restart taking VIVOTIF, (ii) any lost or misplaced product or any product for which a patient has experienced an adverse reaction or side effect but which has not been improperly administered or stored, (iii) any product (whether administered or unused) for which reimbursement has been or will be requested or collected or (iv) any product damaged as a result of unforeseen power outages, natural disasters or other emergency situations.
Program Participants may request credit or replacement product for VIVOTIF satisfying the criteria set forth herein for up to five units of VIVOTIF (each unit contains four doses) during each calendar year. Emergent has the sole authority to determine product eligibility for the Program.
Enrollment and Requests for Credit or Replacement Product:
Program Participants are required to enroll in the Program and request a credit or product replacement from Emergent by fully and accurately completing the Program Administration Form available on the Product Replacement Program section of our site and by submitting the completed and signed form to Emergent Customer Care via facsimile at 800-392-9490, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at the Product Replacement Program section of our site.
Issuance of Credit or Product Replacement:
Emergent will determine, in its sole discretion, whether any submitted request complies with these Terms and Conditions, whether to accept or reject any submitted request and whether to issue a credit or product replacement. Credits will only be available for Program Participants who have purchased VIVOTIF directly from Emergent. For all other Program Participants, only product replacement will be available under the Program. In the event Emergent elects to accept a request and issue a credit, such credit will be equal to the lesser of (i) the net purchase price paid to Emergent by the Program Participant for the doses of VIVOTIF described in the Program Administration Form and (ii) the purchase price established by Emergent for VIVOTIF purchases by the Program Participant and in effect as of the date of the credit request. Such credit will apply solely to future purchases of VIVOTIF or other products from Emergent. In the event Emergent elects to accept a request and provide replacement product, it will deliver the replacement product to the Program Participant (at Emergent’s cost and expense).
Each Program Participant will be obligated to maintain accurate books and records supporting any credit or product replacement request made under the Program for a period of five years following the later of (i) the date of the last request submitted hereunder by such Program Participant and (ii) the termination date of the Program. Emergent or its agent may, during normal working hours and with reasonable advance notice, inspect, audit and reproduce such books and records (x) to validate any request made hereunder and/or any representation made on any Program Administration Form by such Program Participant, or (y) as otherwise requested by governmental authorities or required by applicable law or regulation.
Warranty and Disclaimer:
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTEND PERMITTED BY LAW, EMERGENT PROVIDES THE PROGRAM “AS IS” WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability:
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL EMERGENT OR ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, MANAGERS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM, WHETHER OR NOT Emergent HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Any Program Participant who is dissatisfied with the Program or these Terms and Conditions will have as the sole and exclusive remedy the discontinuation of participation in the Program.
Each Program Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Emergent and its affiliates and their respective shareholders, agents, employees, managers, officers and directors from and against any and all claims, actions, causes of action, liabilities, losses and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising from (i) the Program Participant’s participation in the Program, (ii) the Program Participant’s violation of these Terms and Conditions and (iii) any violation or failure by the Program Participant to comply with all applicable laws and regulations relating to the Program.
Emergent reserves the right to terminate or suspend the Program or to remove a Program Participant from the Program, in each case for any reason without notice in its sole discretion. No requests for credit or product replacement will be accepted after termination of the Program or removal of a Program Participant from the Program, regardless of whether the applicable VIVOTIF purchase or request was made prior to such termination or removal.
Emergent reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time in its sole discretion.
These Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any dispute arising hereunder will be subject to final and binding arbitration in San Mateo County, California before the American Arbitration Association under its then applicable rules for commercial disputes. Each Program Participant and Emergent waive any rights to have any dispute resolved in a court of law by a judge or jury.
Emergent has the sole authority to interpret these Terms and Conditions and to determine eligibility for participation in the Program and compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
For questions or additional information regarding the Program, please visit the Product Replacement Program section of our site or contact Emergent Customer Care at 1-800-533-5899.