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Mumps virus vaccine live (By injection)

Mumps Virus Vaccine, Live (mumps VYE-rus VAX-een, lyve)

Prevents mumps. This is a vaccine.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this vaccine if you have had an allergic reaction to mumps virus vaccine, the antibiotic neomycin or to gelatin. You should not receive this vaccine if you are pregnant, if you have high fever, or diseases that weaken your immune system such as AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), or any genetic disease. You should not receive this vaccine if you have blood cancer such as leukemia or lymphoma, bleeding disease, or if you are using medicines that weaken the immune system (such as steroids, chemotherapy, or radiation).

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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