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Generic: mmr vaccine
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It is used to prevent an infection with measles (rubeola), mumps, and rubella (German measles) viruses
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor for check- ups as directed.

Do not become pregnant for 3 months after receiving this vaccine. Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. There is a potential for serious side effects to an unborn child. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • changes in hearing
  • changes in vision
  • extreme changes in behavior
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fever over 100 degrees F
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • seizures
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • aches or pains
  • bruising, pain, swelling at site where injected
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • low- grade fever of 100 degrees F or less
  • nausea, vomiting
  • runny nose, cough
  • sleepy
  • swollen glands

Where should I keep my medicine?

This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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