How does Zostavax interact with other medications or foods?

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Zostavax interacts negatively with certain types of medications. The vaccine should not be received by people currently taking corticosteroids such as prednisone or immunosuppressant drugs such as cyclosporine. These drugs can make the vaccine less effective or cause infection.

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