Indications for: M-M-R II
Measles, mumps and rubella immunization. A 2nd dose of measles vaccine is recommended.
Adults and Children:
<12 months: usually not recommended. Each dose is 0.5mL. Give by SC inj into upper outer arm. First dose at 12–15 months of age, second dose at 4–6yrs of age (ACIP recommendations).
M-M-R II Contraindications:
Egg, gelatin, or neomycin hypersensitivity. Active respiratory or other febrile infection. Active untreated tuberculosis. Immunosuppression. Blood dyscrasias. Bone marrow or lymphatic malignancy. Pregnancy (Cat.C) during and for 3 months after vaccination.
M-M-R II Warnings/Precautions:
Have epinephrine inj available. History of febrile convulsions or cerebral injury. Defer vaccination for at least 3 months after blood or plasma transfusions or immune serum globulin, and for at least 1 month before or after other live virus vaccines (except oral polio). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
M-M-R II Classification:
M-M-R II Interactions:
Immunosuppressants (see Contraindications). May interfere with tuberculin test.
Fever, rash, malaise, sore throat, headache, local reactions, arthritic symptoms, parotitis, orchitis, thrombocytopenia, purpura; encephalitis (rare).
Generic Drug Availability:
Single dose vial—1, 10 (w. diluent); Multi-dose vial—1 (w. diluent)