People who had a severe allergic reaction to a previous dose of IXIARO® or other JE vaccine, or are allergic to any component of IXIARO®, including protamine sulfate, should not be vaccinated. IXIARO® contains protamine sulfate, known to cause hypersensitivity reactions in some individuals.
Safety and effectiveness of IXIARO® has not yet been established in pregnant women or nursing mothers. Pregnant women should generally not receive JE vaccine. Check with your doctor since it could be recommended under certain circumstances.
If you will be traveling for fewer than 30 days, especially if you will be staying in major urban areas, tell your doctor. You may be at a lower risk and not need the vaccine.
It is very important to tell your health care provider if you: