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Some products that may interact with this drug include: drugs that weaken the immune system (such as azathioprine, cyclosporine, cancer chemotherapy), corticosteroids taken by mouth or given by injection (such as dexamethasone), recent blood transfusion or use of blood products (such as immunoglobulins), certain antiviral drugs (such as acyclovir, famciclovir, and valacyclovir).
Avoid giving your child aspirin or aspirin-like medications (such as salsalate) for 6 weeks after your child has been vaccinated.
This product may interfere with certain laboratory tests (such as tuberculosis skin tests). Make sure laboratory personnel and all your child's doctors know that your child has recently received this product.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Even if your child has already had measles, mumps, rubella, or varicella virus infections, he or she may not be protected from getting them again. Your child should still receive this vaccine if the doctor orders it.
MISSED DOSE: It is important that your child receives each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to make a note of when your child received their last vaccination for their medical record.
STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office and will not be stored at home.
Information last revised October 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.
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