What is Rotavirus?

Rotavirus is a very common virus that causes severe diarrhea, most often seen in young children and infants. It is one cause of stomach flu, unrelated to influenza, and can most often be treated at home with extra fluids and rest. Symptoms can also include fever and vomiting.

Severe cases of dehydration may require hospitalization, but there is no treatment for the viral infection itself. There are two oral vaccines used to prevent rotavirus infection, Rotateq and Rotarix; both are for infants younger than 6 to 8 months.

Popular Rotavirus Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Vaccinations 93 See Prices
Vaccinations 124 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Rotavirus Drug Classes

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