MMR (MMRII) VACCINE

VACCINE USAGE: M-M-R® II (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live) is a live virus vaccine for vaccination against measles (rubeola), mumps, and rubella (German measles).

VACCINE DOSAGE: do not inject intravascularly. The dose for any age is 0.5 mL administered subcutaneously, preferably into the outer aspect of the upper arm. The recommended age for primary vaccination is 12 to 15 months. Revaccination with M-M-R II is recommended prior to elementary school entry. See also

RECOMMENDED VACCINATION SCHEDULE: children first vaccinated when younger than 12 months of age should receive another dose between 12 to 15 months of age followed by revaccination prior to elementary school entry.

VACCINE INGEDIENTS: recombinant human albumin, neomycin, sorbitol, hydrolyzed gelatin, chick embryo cell culture, WI-38 human diploid lung fibroblasts, Medium 199, minimum essential medium, phosphate.

LIVE VIRUS VACCINE THAT HAS TO POTENTIAL TO SHED

ADVERSE VACCINE REACTIONS: Panniculitis, atypical measles, fever, syncope, headache, dizziness, malaise, irritability, vasculitis, pancreatitis, diarrhea, vomiting, parotitis, nausea, diabetes belitus, thrombocytopenic, purpura, regional lymphadenopathy, leukocytosis, anaphylaxis, anaphylactoid, pneumonia such as angioneurotic edema, bronchospasm, arthritis, arthralgia, myalgia, encephalitis, encephalopathy, measles inclusion body encephalitis (MIBE), subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), Guillain- Barre syndrome, febrile seizures, febrile seizures, ataxia, polyneuritis, polyneuropathy, ocular palais, paresthesia, ear nerve deafness, death.