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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of RotaTeq Vaccine Oral.

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Condition: Treatment to Prevent Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus
1/12/2010 4:41:54 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son received RotaTeq at his 2 mo, 4 mo, and 6 mo well child visits. He did spit out a large amount of his first dose. However, we just had a huge bout of gastroenteritis go through the house, and my baby is the only one who didn't get it! I'm not sure if the vaccine is the cause of this, but not having to worry about another vomiting child becoming dehydrated is very comforting! I w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus
10/22/2009 8:41:33 PM

Reviewer: squeenthief, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
8 week old baby is sick with a fever and temp of 104 for a week . as soon as tylenol wears off fever spikes. baby is going to be admitted to bostons children hospital as we speak. doctors say probably not the rota vaccine but would not recommend getting next dose.

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus
9/24/2009 10:41:13 AM

Reviewer: concernedaboutbaby, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My daughter recieved this at her 2 month well visit and ever since then has suffered from SEVERE acid reflux like symptoms. She is now 5 months old and still cries at the sight of a bottle. We've tried 3 different medications for reflux and none have worked. I do believe in the importance of vaccinations but DO NOT GET THIS VACCINE FOR YOUR CHILD!!!! Rotovirus isn't even a lifethreate ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus
1/30/2009 8:08:17 PM

Reviewer: RLQ, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 2mo old son was administed the vaccine and has not had a bowl movement in 11 days. He also has had increased acid reflux. My daughter (2 years) didn't receive the vaccine so I didn't have any bad expectations. I am still trying to get him to have a BM and pray that intusseption isn't the end result

Condition: Treatment to Prevent Gastroenteritis due to Rotavirus
10/18/2008 12:55:34 AM

Reviewer: StandupMom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son got this vaccine at his 2 mo. check up and I truly feel it gave him a bad reaction. He seemed to have stomach problems and cried for hours after. He also seemed to have the acid reflux problem as well. If I could go back I would NOT give it to him again. I am a believer in immunizations, but I don't believe in this one. My daughter goes next month for her 2 mo. check up, and I can tell ... Show Full Comment

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