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Live attenuated virus vaccine.
Contraindicated in pregnancy . Avoid becoming pregnant for 30 days after vaccination with measles containing vaccines .
BREAST FEEDING: Compatible[3,4]
1. ACOG Committee Opinion. Immunization during pregnancy.Obstet Gynecol. 2003 ;101:207-12.MEDLINE
2. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella — Vaccine Use and
Strategies for Elimination of Measles, Rubella, and Congenital Rubella Syndrome and Control of
Mumps: Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP). MMWR 47
(No. RR-8): 32-33, 1998.
3. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. General Recommendations on Immunization:
Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR 43 (No.
RR-1): 20-21, 1994.
4.Breastfeeding and Maternal Medication.
Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model list of Essential Drugs. pp
23-24 World Health Organization, 2002. 20 Avenue Appia ,1211 Geneva ,Switzerland
Last Update: 11/30/2003
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