Vaccine and Travel Medication List

Health Services offers the vaccines listed below. Students will be informed beforehand of charges for vaccinations and medications that are recommended.

  • Hepatitis A (Havrix): 2 shot series; Takes a minimum of 6-months to complete
  • Hepatitis B (Engerix B): 3 shot series; Takes a minimum of 6-months to complete
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Meningococcal Vaccine (A,C,W,Y)
  • Polio - Injectable
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Tetanus Diphtheria (Td)
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussin (Tdap)
  • Typhoid - Injectable (Typhoid Vi): Good for 2 years
  • Typhoid - Oral (Vivotif): Good for 5 years
  • Varivax (Chickenpox): 2 shot series; 1 now & 1 in 4-6 weeks
  • Yellow Fever: 1 shot; Good for 10-years **
  • TB Skin Test (TST): (tests given Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays)

** World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended once per lifetime, but this recommendation has not been adopted by ANY country as of 6/1/15

Anti-malarials (Oral)

  • Aralen 500 mg (Chloroquine): A minimum of 6 tablets
    (1 tab, 1 week before arrival in country, 1 each week of travel stay, and 1 each week for 4 weeks after returning)
  • Doxycycline
    (1 tab daily, begin 2 days before arrival in country, 1 tab each day of travel stay, and continue taking 1 tab each day for 28 days after returning)
  • Malarone
    (1 tab daily, begin 2 days before arrival in country, 1 tab each day of travel stay, and continue taking 1 tab each day for 7 days after returning)
  • Lariam 250 mg (Mefloquine)***
    (***This medication is no longer offered throught the ASU Pharmacy due to potential severe side-effects)

Page content reviewed: 06/04/2018 fwg