VACCINE USAGE: ProQuad is a vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella in children 12 months through 12 years of age.
VACCINE DOSAGE: a 0.5-mL dose for subcutaneous injection only.
- The first dose is usually administered at 12 to 15 months of age.
- A second dose, if needed, is usually administered at 4 to 6 years of age.
VACCINE INGEDIENTS: sucrose, hydrolyzed gelatin, sorbitol, monosodium L-glutamate, sodium phosphate dibasic, human albumin, sodium bicarbonate, potassium phosphate monobasic, potassium chloride, potassium phosphate dibasic, neomycin, bovine calf serum, chick embryo cell culture, WI-38 human diploid lung fibroblasts, MRC-5 cells.
LIVE VIRUS VACCINE THAT HAS TO POTENTIAL TO SHED
ADVERSE VACCINE REACTIONS: fever, irritability, measles-like rash, varicella-like rash, rash, upper respiratory infection, viral exanthema, diarrhea, rubella-like rases, rhinorrhea, atypical measles, candidiasis, cellulitis, herpes zoster, infection, influenza, measles, respiratory infection, varicella (vaccine strain), anaphylaxis, pneumonia, afebrile seizures, aseptic meningitis, Bell’s Palsy, dizziness, ear pain, nerve deafness, bronchial spasms, eczema, death.