Asked by: Berkis Grabowsky
asked in category: General Last Updated: 30th January, 2020

Can you give ProQuad?

Each 0.5-mL dose of ProQuad is administered subcutaneously. The first dose is usually administered at 12 to 15 months of age but may be given anytime through 12 years of age. If a second dose of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella vaccine is needed, ProQuad may be used.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, can adults get ProQuad?

At least 3 months should elapse between a dose of varicella-containing vaccine and ProQuad. VARIVAX: Adolescents (≥13 years of age) and Adults: 2 doses, to be administered with a minimum interval of 4 weeks between doses.

Likewise, what is in the ProQuad vaccine? ProQuad. ProQuad (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella Virus Vaccine Live) is a combined, attenuated, live virus vaccine containing measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella viruses.

Also to know, can Mmrv be given IM?

All live injected vaccines (MMR, varicella, and yellow fever) are recommended to be given subcutaneously. However, intramuscular administration of any of these vaccines is not likely to decrease immunogenicity, and doses given IM do not need to be repeated. We often need to give MMR vaccine to large adults.

Is the MMRV vaccine live?

Both vaccines contain live, attenuated measles, mumps, and rubella virus. MMRV also contains live, attenuated varicella-zoster virus.

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