Cholera Vaccine

Facts of CHOLERA 

  • Brand Name: Shanchol Oral
  • Innovator Brand Name: Dukoral or Vaxchora
  • API: Cholera Vaccine (Inactivated) (1.5 ml)
  • Packaging: Single-Use Vial
  • Manufacturer Name: Sanofi India
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Uses of Medication: Cholera is a bacterial infection that can cause serious diarrhea. Cholera is generally caused when a healthy person comes in contact with food or water contaminated with feces containing vibrio cholerae bacteria. The cholera vaccine is an effective vaccine used for preventing the Vibrio cholerae. After live vaccination, the patient may have 85% protection after 6 months which decreases up to 62% protection in the next 1 year and 50% in the next 2 years. The oral cholera vaccine is available in 2 forms: attenuated and inactivated.

Dosage: The single-use vial containing the active component is mixed with 100 ml of buffer component. The patient should avoid eating or drink within 60 minutes before or after vaccination. The chances of overdose are very rare as the Cholera vaccine is given once by a healthcare professional and a dosing schedule is not maintained. Missed dose is not possible as no dosing schedule is required.

Treatment Reactions: Some of the common side effects of the Cholera Vaccine include:

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea

Other severe side effects generally caused by allergic reactions are:

  • Swelling in face
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hives
  • Swelling in throat, lips, or tongue

Warnings and Precautions:

  • After 7 days of vaccination, the live Cholera bacteria can pass through your stool so avoid direct contact with feces.
  • Avoid coming in close contact with any person having weak immunity.

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Storage: According to WHO, the Cholera Vaccine is required to store at cold places temperature ranging from +2 to +8 °C, until they are supervised. The vaccine is mixed with pure water for administration. The vial should be handled and stored carefully to avoid any direct sunlight and moisture.

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship the Cholera Vaccine worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma offers the guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the Cholera Vaccine.

Buying Procedure: For buying the Cholera Vaccine, you just need to contact us at our Toll-free number +91 1800 889 1064 (8130290915) or you can mail us at Email–

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Conclusion: The vaccine is highly effective in providing protection of up to 64% to 70%. The vaccination can also provide herd immunity to the patient having weak immunity living along with a group of patients who have recently immunized.

Commonly Asked Questions

Who developed the Vaccine of Cholera?

The cholera vaccine was developed by a Spanish physician Jaime Ferrán who studied under Koch’s rival Louis Pasteur in 1885.

Where is Cholera most common?

Cholera is generally found in tropical regions particularly the Middle East, Asia, Africa, India, and Latin America.

Can Cholera infect twice?

The patient has a past history of already being infected with Cholera and may infect twice if he comes in contact with bacteria.