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How do you take the DUKORAL vaccine?

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To prepare Dukoral, a cholera vaccine, dissolve it in 5 ounces of cool water along with the buffer solution. Do not eat or drink for at least an hour before taking the vaccine.

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The Dukoral website states to mix the vaccine by shaking it in the glass vial in which it's stored. Finally, add the contents of the vial to the glass containing the water and buffer solution. Be sure to mix it thoroughly. Drink the solution within two hours of mixing it. During that time, it should be stored at room temperature.

Instructions for children's dosages of Dukoral are available on NetDoctor.co.uk. Store Dukoral in a refrigerator with a temperature between 2 to 8 eight degrees Celsius before taking it, notes the Dukoral website.

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