Drug: Meruvax II

RUBELLA VIRUS VACCINE LIVE (roo BEL uh VAHY ruhs vak SEEN lahyv) is used to prevent infections with the rubella virus (German measles).

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • arthritis pain
  • breathing problems
  • changes in hearing
  • changes in vision
  • extreme changes in behavior
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever over 102 degrees F
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • unusual bruising or bleeding
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • aches or pains
  • bruising, pain, swelling at site where injected
  • diarrhea
  • low-grade fever under 102 degrees F
  • nausea, vomiting
  • runny nose, cough, sore throat
  • swollen glands

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • arthritis pain
  • breathing problems
  • changes in hearing
  • changes in vision
  • extreme changes in behavior
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever over 102 degrees F
  • pain, tingling, numbness in the hands or feet
  • unusual bruising or bleeding
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • aches or pains
  • bruising, pain, swelling at site where injected
  • diarrhea
  • low-grade fever under 102 degrees F
  • nausea, vomiting
  • runny nose, cough, sore throat
  • swollen glands

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • fever or infection
  • immune system problems
  • low blood counts, like low white cell, platelet, or red cell counts
  • tuberculosis
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to vaccines, neomycin, albumin, gelatin, sorbitol, beef products, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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