Age of routine administration

Age limit for 1st dose

Age limit for 2nd dose

Age limit for 3rd dose

Minimum interval between doses

Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKline Australia)

2 oral doses (1.5 mL/dose)

2 and 4 months

6–14 weeks (before turning 15 weeks of age)

10–24 weeks (before turning 25 weeks of age)

Not applicable

4 weeks

RotaTeq (Merck Sharp & Dohme)

3 oral doses (2 mL/dose)

2, 4 and 6 months

6–12 weeks (before turning 13 weeks of age)

10–32 weeks (preferably before turning 28 weeks of age, to allow at least 4 weeks between the 2nd and 3rd doses)

14–32 weeks (before turning 33 weeks of age)

4 weeks


Table. Responses to conditions or circumstances identified through the pre-vaccination screening checklist


Table. Use of immunoglobulins as pre- or post-exposure prophylaxis during pregnancy

Last updated: 
5 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
5 June 2018