Measles Virus Vaccine Live (Systemic)
Brand Names : Attenuvax
Side Effects of This Vaccine
Along with its needed effects, a vaccine may
cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur,
if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Get emergency help immediately
if any of the following side effects occur:
Symptoms of allergic reaction
Difficulty in breathing or swallowing; hives; itching, especially of feet or hands; reddening of skin, especially around ears; swelling of eyes, face, or inside of nose; unusual
tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)
Other side effects may occur that usually do
not need medical attention. However, check with your doctor if any of the
following side effects continue or are bothersome:
Fever between 100 and 103 °F (37.7 and 39.4 °C); itching, swelling, redness, tenderness, or hard lump at place
of injection; skin rash
Fever or skin rash may occur from 5 to 12 days after vaccination and usually
lasts several days.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in
some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.