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Active ingredients: measles + mumps + rubella + varicella-zoster live vaccine
What it is used for
How to take it
This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.
Part 1: Injection, powder for
Cake with a slightly pink colour.
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
Part 2: Diluent, not applicable
No information available
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient measles + mumps + rubella + varicella-zoster live vaccine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
National Immunisation Program Schedule | Australian Government Department of Health
The National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule is a series of immunisations given at specific times throughout your life. The immunisations range from birth through to adulthood. If you stay on track with your immunisation schedule, the vaccines are free under the NIP.
Read more on Department of Health website