February 7, 2000
Dear Health Care Provider:
This letter is to inform you of a recent change in the storage conditions for ORIMUNE®, Poliovirus Vaccine Live Oral Trivalent.
As outlined in the enclosed revised package insert (Revised: 8/24/99), the storage conditions are as follows:
"STORE IN FREEZER FOR MAXIMUM SHELF LIFE."
Please note: Storage under refrigeration and repetitive freezing and thawing (freezer-thaw cycles) are no longer recommended.
If you need further assistance, please contact Wyeth Lederle Vaccines Biological Quality Assurance at 1-800-999-9384. Sincerely,
Raymond Shaw, Jr., Ph.D
Vice President, Quality Assurance
Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines & Pediatrics
P.O. Box 8229
Division of American Home Products
Philadelphia, Pa. 19101-8299
Phone No. 610-688-4400