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What is ProQuad?
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Considering this, what does ProQuad mean?
ProQuad (Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella Virus Vaccine Live) is a combined, attenuated, live virus vaccine containing measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella viruses.
Secondly, can ProQuad be given to adults? ProQuad® is a vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella in children 12 months through 12 years of age. Each 0.5-mL dose of ProQuad is administered subcutaneously. At least 3 months should elapse between a dose of varicella-containing vaccine and ProQuad.
Thereof, is ProQuad subcutaneous or IM?
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.
What is in the MMRV vaccine?
The MMRV vaccine combines the attenuated virus MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine with the addition of the chickenpox vaccine or varicella vaccine (V stands for varicella). The MMRV vaccine is typically given to children between one and two years of age.