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The consequences of the introduction of the vaccine against measles, rubella and mumps

The vaccine "Measles, rubella, mumps, "according to the national calendar of vaccinations conducted with the use of domestic products, vaccination against measles is carried out with the drug from India, purchased with state funds. In the children's Department, the vaccine is delivered free of charge, under the same conditions the children are provided the Russian monovalent measles and mumps, as well as Depakine protecting from from exposure to both pathogens.

According to the immunization schedule, vaccination against rubella and measles-mumps is to children at the age of fifteen years, when it is impossible for any reason, the introduction of the vaccine timely vaccination put the child at age 13. Vaccination can be carried out with two drugs (Depakine against measles and mumps and a vaccine against rubella, which is placed separately) or one – when using imported vaccines ("Measles, rubella, mumps").

All the used vaccines, both domestic and foreign – created, based on weakened viruses that cause disease in mild. Preparations provide lasting immunity against pathogens. Vaccines are produced in dry form, prior injection vials is diluted with a solvent contained in a separate vial. Store diluted drug is prohibited, it should be used because heat and light will inactivate the vaccine.

The injection is placed subcutaneously under the shoulder blade or in the deltoid region of the shoulder. Monovaccine, diakrino, and also associated the vaccine against measles, rubella, mumps can be set simultaneously, and also enter with any other vaccines except BCG.

A reaction to the vaccine against measles, rubella, mumps

Most children have not found any reactions to the vaccine against measles, rubella, mumps. Approximately 10% of children may be a local vaccination reaction, which is considered normal and occurs in the first two days, manifesting itself in the form of hyperemia, slight edema of the tissues at the place of production of injection. Two days later the swelling disappears by itself. To normal post vaccination reactions include fever, runny nose, small cough, which can develop in the formulation of vaccines against measles and occur in approximately 15 % of children on the fifth day or after two weeks after injection.

There may also be increased to high values of body temperature about 10thday, runny nose and cough. Sometimes in children the increase in parotid glands for a short period. The older patients may experience pain in the joints, and the associated vaccine can cause several symptoms at the same time.

In the event that the child listed symptoms after more than four days after vaccination, and provided that they preserve more than two weeks, you should assume that the child is ill with something else, most likely an infectious disease that affects the upper respiratory tract. In this case, the child must show a doctor who may prescribe vasoconstrictor drops, antipyretics or antibiotics.