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Brand name: Priorix-Tetra TM

Active ingredients: measles + mumps + rubella + varicella-zoster live vaccine

What it is used for

Priorix-Tetra is indicated for active immunisation against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella from 9 months of age.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

This medicine is a pack that contains more than one part.

Part 1: Injection, powder for

Cake with a slightly pink colour.

How to take this medicine: Subcutaneous

Part 2: Diluent, not applicable

No information available

How to take this medicine: Intramuscular

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Storage instructions

  • 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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

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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

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