rubella and mumps virus vaccine

rubella and mumps virus vaccine

a suspension containing live attenuated mumps and rubella viruses.
indications It can be prescribed for immunization against rubella, but generally the trivalent mumps-measles-rubella vaccine is administered instead.
contraindications Acute infection or known hypersensitivity to avian proteins prohibits its use. It is not given to a patient whose immune function is compromised or to a pregnant woman. It is not given for 3 months after the use of plasma, whole blood, or an immune serum globulin. Pregnancy is avoided for 3 months after immunization.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are mild to severe hypersensitivity reactions.