What is Polio Vaccine?

Category: Prescription Drugs


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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Polio Vaccine

Side effect Patients
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 1


Based on patients currently taking Polio Vaccine

Dosage Patients
as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Polio Vaccine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Currently taking Polio Vaccine

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Polio Vaccine

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