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Composition for MR VAC

Rubella (German Measles)(NA)

food interaction for MR VAC

alcohol interaction for MR VAC

pregnancy interaction for MR VAC

lactation interaction for MR VAC

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mr vac injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mr vac injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Rubella (German Measles)(NA)


Rubella vaccine is used to induce immunity against rubella virus that causes rubella (also known as german measles, is a common disease in children and young adults causing fever with rash). It is available as a combination vaccine - Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR). 

How it works

Rubella vaccine belongs to a class of drugs called as vaccines. It works by activating the immune system to produce antibodies (specific immune compounds) against rubella virus thereby providing immunity from future infections.

Common side effects

Pharyngitis, Fever, Rash


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Expert advice for MR VAC

  • Inform your doctor if you have received immunoglobulin or underwent blood transfusion in last 3 months.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any immune system diseases like human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, or if you are taking medicines that affect your immune system as the decision for vaccination will depend upon your immune responses.
  • Women of child-bearing age who have not received 2 doses of a rubella-containing vaccine or who do not have a positive antibody test for rubella should take rubella immunisation. However pregnancy should be excluded. 
  • Exercise caution in children with a history of cerebral injury or fits or thrombocytopenia (deficiency of platelets in the blood).  
  • Avoid pregnancy for 3 months following vaccination with measles, mumps, rubella, and/or varicella vaccines.  
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to rubella vaccine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not given to patients with family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency. 
  • Do not given to patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs.


Content on this page was last updated on 15 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)