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.
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.
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