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Mmr Injection

Manufacturer: Serum Institute Of India Ltd
Medicine composition: Measles Virus Vaccine, Mumps Virus Vaccine, Rubella (German Measles)
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 18, 2019

Known to be a sterile lyophilized preparation, Mmr 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 Mmr Injection, the disease has been controlled to a great extent.

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

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Mmr Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

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

Mmr 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

    Decmax 4Mg Tablet

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Ques: What is Mmr Injection?

Ans: Mmr injection is a medicinal vaccine derived from Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). This medicine performs its action by preventing infections of these three diseases Measles, Mumps and Rubella. It also cure serious illness and builds immunity. Mmr injection is used to treat conditions such as fever, cough, conjunctivitis, running nose and skin rashes. This medicinal vaccination is prescribed to children between the age of 12-15 months. Next shot of vaccination is given at the age of 4-6 years. MMR injection is not adequate for the children having allergic reactions.

Ques: What are the uses of Mmr Injection?

Ans: Mmr injection is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from Measles, Mumps and Rubella diseases. It controls the fever, running nose, conjunctivitis, skin rashes, pneumonia, seizures and encephalitis. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Mmr injection to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Mmr Injection?

Ans: Mmr injection is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Mmr injection which are nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, joints pain, dizziness, headache, skin rashes, fever and injection site swelling.

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

Ans: Mmr injection should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to 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 important to dispose expired and unused medications properly to avoid adverse effects.
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