MMR II LIVE - INSERT VS. VIS

MMR II LIVE made by vaccine manufacturer Merck. This page shows the difference between the Adverse Reactions listed on the Vaccine Information Sheet "VIS" (that you receive before vaccinations) and the Adverse Reactions listed on the Manufacturers Insert (that you do not receive)


ADVERSE REACTIONS ON VIS

1. Minor events: ‚ Sore arm from the injection ‚ Fever ‚ Redness or rash at the injection site ‚ Swelling of glands in the cheeks or neck

2. Moderate events: ‚ Seizure (jerking or staring) fever, pain, stiffness in the joints, low platelet count (can cause bleeding or bruising) Rash all over body

3. Severe events occur very rarely: ‚ Deafness ‚ Long-term seizures, coma, or lowered consciousness ‚ Brain damage 


ADVERSE REACTIONS 

BODY AS A WHOLE

1. PANNICULITIS (painful bumps, or nodules, to form under your skin)

2. ATYPICAL MEASLES (measles with high fever, headache, cough, and abdominal pain)

3. FEVER

4. SYNCOPE (fainting)

5. HEADACHE

6. DIZZINESS

7. MALAISE (Feeling uncomfortable, ill or lack of energy)

8. IRRITABILITY

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

1. VASCULITIS (inflammation of the blood vessels)

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

1. PANCREATITIS (inflammation of the pancreas)

2. DIARRHEA

3. VOMITING

4. PAROTITIS (inflammation of one or both parotid glands)

5. NAUSEA

ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

1. DIABETES MELLITUS (increase in blood glucose levels)

HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEM

1. THROMBOCYTOPENIA (low blood platelet count)

2. PURPURA (purple spots on the skin)

3. REGIONAL LYMPHADENOPATHY (tenderness, pain and swelling of regional lymph glands)

4. LEUKOCYTOSIS (white cells above the normal range in the blood)

IMMUNE SYSTEM

1. ANAPHYLAXIS / ANAPHYLACTOID REACTION (life threatening allergic reaction, hives, itching, and flushed or pale skin)

2. ANGIONEUROTIC EDEMA (including peripheral or facial edema)

3. BRONCHIAL SPASM (sudden constriction of the muscles in the walls of the bronchioles)

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

1. CHRONIC ARTHRITIS

2. ARTHRALGIA (joint pain)

3. MYALGIA (muscle pain)

NERVOUS SYSTEM

1. ENCEPHALITIS

2 ENCEPHALOPATHY (brain disease, damage, or malfunction)

3. MEASLES INCLUSION BODY ENCEPHALITIS (MIBE) (typically occurs within 1 year of acute measles infection or vaccination)

4. SUBACUTE SCLEROSING PANENCEPHALITIS (SSPE) (a rare form of chronic progressive brain inflammation caused by measles virus)

5. GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME (GBS)

6. ACUTE DISSEMINATED ENCEPHALOMYELITIS (ADEM)

7. TRANSVERSE MYELITIS

8. FEBRILE CONVULSIONS

9. AFEBRILE CONVULSIONS OR SEIZURES

10. ATAXIA

11. POLYNEURITIS

12. POLYNEUROPATHY

13. OCULAR PALSIES

14. PARESTHESIA

15. ASEPTIC MENINGITIS

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

1. PNEUMONIA

2. PNEUMONITIS

SKIN

1. STEVENS-JOHNSON SYNDROME

2. ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME

3. URTICARIA

4. RASH

5. MEASLES-LIKE RASH

6. PRURITIS

7. BURNING / STINGING AT INJECTION SITE

8. WHEAL AND FLARE REACTION

9. REDNESS (ERYTHEMA)

10. SWELLING

11. INDURATION

12. TENDERNESS

13. VESICULATION AT INJECTION SITE

14. HENOCH-SCHONLEIN PURPURA

15. ACUTE HEMORRHAGIC EDEMA IN INFANCY

SPECIAL SENSES - EAR

1. NERVE DEAFNESS

2. OTITIS MEDIA

SPECIAL SENSES - EYE

1. RETINITIS

2. OPTIC NEURITIS

3. PAPILLITIS

4. RETROBULBAR NEURITIS

5. CONJUNCTIVITIS

UROGENITAL SYSTEM

1. EPIDIDYMITIS

2. ORCHITIS

OTHER

1. DEATH