Generic: rubella virus vaccine
A viral vaccine - It is used to prevent infections with the rubella virus (German measles)
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Contact your doctor or health care professional and seek emergency medical care if any serious side effects occur.
This vaccine, like all vaccines, may not fully protect everyone.
Do not have a tuberculin skin test and this vaccination at the same time. This vaccine can reduce skin reactions to the tuberculin test. Do not receive this vaccination within 3 months of blood or plasma transfusions or immunoglobulin injections; these can block the effects of the vaccine.
This medicine is made from human blood. It may be possible to pass an infection in this medicine. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of this medicine.
Do not become pregnant for 3 months after taking 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:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1- 800- FDA- 1088.