Measles Injection

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Serum Institute Of India Ltd

Composition for Measles NA Injection

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Primarily used for

62.85
0.5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Measles Injection

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Uses of Measles Injection

Measles Injection is used to prevent Measles prophylaxis.
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Side effects of Measles Injection

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Application site redness of skin, Application site irritation, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Diarrhoea, Fever, Dizziness, Headache.

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How to use Measles Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Measles Injection works

Measles injection is a vaccine. It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.

In Depth Information on Measles Injection

Expert advice for Measles Injection

  • Exercise caution while using measles vaccine in children <12 months.
  • Do not use measles vaccine for children less than 6 months of age.
  • Women should avoid becoming pregnant for at least 3 months after receiving measles virus vaccine.
  • Tell your doctor if you have an infection, a tumor, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, a history of seizures or head injury, or a family history of seizures or weak immune system.
  • Tell your doctor if you have had a recent blood or plasma transfusion, or have received immune globulin or are due to receive a tuberculin test, as measles vaccine may decrease its effectiveness.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as measles vaccine may cause dizziness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to measles virus vaccine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having weak immune, blood problems, cancer affecting the blood or bone marrow (eg, leukemia), a fever, or tuberculosis (TB) infection.
  • Do not consume if taking immunosuppressant’s (medications that suppresses the body’s immune response).
  • Do not take if Pregnant.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Measles Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Measles Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human st
udies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Measles Injection alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Measles Injection is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Measles Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Measles Injection is probably safe to use in patients with l
iver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Measles Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Tacromus 2mg Capsule, Dexadran 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Measles NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Measles Virus Vaccine

Q. Is measles a live virus vaccine?
Yes, the measles virus vaccine is a live vaccine, which consists of the non-infectious (avirulent) portion of the virus.

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Substitutes for Measles

No substitutes found for this medicine
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