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Does anthrax vaccine adsorbed interact with other medications?

If you have taken medications recently that weaken your immune system, you may have to wait or not take anthrax vaccine adsorbed (BioThrax). These medications include: anti-rejection drugs for people who have had organ transplants, including basiliximab and cyclosporine; drugs that treat autoimmune disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, including azathioprine; psoriasis medications; and steroid medications of any kind. Before you take anthrax vaccine adsorbed, make sure your doctor knows about all other recent vaccines you have had, as well as any other medications or supplements you take.

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