What is Polio Vaccine?

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Polio is a disease caused by a virus that lives in the throat and intestinal tract. Prior to the introduction of the vaccine in 1955, polio was known to cause severe illness and even disability in thousands of Americans each year. Now, most people are vaccinated against polio during childhood.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Polio Vaccine

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Polio Vaccine

Dosage Patients Percentage
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Polio Vaccine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Polio Vaccine

Duration

Currently taking Polio Vaccine

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Polio Vaccine

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Polio Vaccine.