Preventing measles, mumps, and rubella.
M-M-R II is a vaccine. It stimulates the body to produce antibodies against infection of measles, mumps, or rubella.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with M-M-R II . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with M-M-R II . However, no specific interactions with M-M-R II are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if M-M-R II may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use M-M-R II as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use M-M-R II .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Burning or stinging at the injection site; cough; diarrhea; dizziness; feeling ill; fever; headache; nausea; painful or swollen joints 2 to 4 weeks after receiving the vaccination; sore throat; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site; swelling of the glands in the jaw; swelling of the testicles.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of M-M-R II :
M-M-R II is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using M-M-R II at home, store M-M-R II as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider. Keep M-M-R II out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about M-M-R II . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.