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Measles Injection

Manufacturer: Serum Institute Of India Ltd
Medicine composition: Measles Virus Vaccine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Known to be a sterile lyophilized preparation, Measles Injection helps prevent and fight measles (rubeola). The disease occurs commonly in children, because of the measles virus and can also result in death. With the development of Measles Injection, the disease has been controlled to a great extent.

Measles Injection is well accepted by the body in most cases. Some, children may be allergic to Measles Injection, and thus cannot take it. The vaccine is generally administered to children aged 1 year and above. A couple of doses of Measles Injection are generally administered in the span of a few years.

Infants who are between 6 months to 12 months of age may have to take a dose, if there is a measles outbreak during that time. A second dose is then given generally between 12 months to 15 months, which is followed by a third dose just before the child begins elementary school.

Adults may opt for a Measles Injection dose if they are travelling overseas. The vaccines is especially recommend for college students as well as health care workers traveling to other countries.

The vaccination should not be taken by pregnant women, or those patients who are undergoing immunosuppressive therapy.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Allergist/Immunologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Measles injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Measles injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Measles Virus Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Measles Injection The vaccine induces our immune system to generate antibodies that work against the progression of rubella virus. A single injection is administered currently to create a protective shield against measles, mumps and rubella virus.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

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Ques: What is Measles Injection?

Ans: Measles Virus Vaccine is a medication which performs its action by treating measles (rubeola). Measles Virus Vaccine is used to treat conditions such as measles (rubeola).

Ques: What are the uses of Measles Injection?

Ans: Measles Virus Vaccine is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as measles (rubeola). The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Measles Virus Vaccine to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Measles Injection?

Ans: There is no controlled recorde about the side effects of this medication. Ask your doctor about all the risks and benefits of this medication for the further assistance.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Measles Injection?

Ans: Measles Virus Vaccine should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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