M-M-R II; Priorix
- It is used to prevent measles, mumps, and rubella.
- If you have an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant within the next 3 months. Do not take this drug if you are pregnant or if you are planning to get pregnant within the next 3 months.
- If you have any of these health problems: A blood disease, a weak immune system like HIV or AIDS, active TB (tuberculosis) that is not being treated, an illness with a fever, cancer in the bone marrow or lymph systems like leukemia or lymphoma, or low blood levels of gamma globulin.
- If you are taking any drugs to suppress your immune system. This may be certain doses of steroids like prednisone. This does not apply to people taking steroids for certain health problems like Addison’s disease. There are many drugs that can suppress your immune system. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- Tell dentists, surgeons, and other doctors that you use this drug.
- This drug may not protect all people who use it. Talk with the doctor.
- If you have a TB skin test after recent use of this vaccine, tell your doctor that you have gotten the vaccine.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Change in how you act.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Very bad headache.
- Swelling of the testicles.
- Any bruising or bleeding.
- Trouble walking.
- Joint pain or swelling.
- It is given as a shot into the fatty part of the skin.
- Your doctor will give this drug.
- Call the doctor to find out what to do.
- This drug will be given to you in a hospital or doctor’s office. You will not store it at home.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
If you have any questions or concerns, talk with a member of your healthcare team. You can reach them Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at ____________________. After 5:00 pm, during the weekend, and on holidays, please call____________________. If there’s no number listed, or you’re not sure, call 212-639-2000.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine©2016 Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Generated on February 6, 2016