"Rubella is usually mild in children. But for some peopleā”especially pregnant women and their babiesā”rubella can be serious. Make sure you and your child are protected from rubella by getting vaccinated on schedule.
IT IS A CONTRAINDICATION TO ADMINISTER MENOMUNE (meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine) - A/C/Y/W-135 VACCINE TO INDIVIDUALS KNOWN TO BE SENSITIVE TO THIMEROSAL OR ANY OTHER COMPONENT OF THE VACCINE. FOR INDIVIDUALS SENSITIVE TO THIMEROSAL, ADMINISTER THE ONE DOSE PACKAGE SIZE AND RECONSTITUTE WITH THE 0.78 ML VIAL OF DILUENT THAT CONTAINS NO PRESERVATIVE.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/18/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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