Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Do not become pregnant for 3 months after receiving rubella vaccine without first checking with your doctor. There is a chance that this vaccine may cause birth defects.

Tell your doctor that you have received this vaccine:

  • if you are to receive a tuberculin skin test within 4 to 6 weeks after receiving this vaccine. The results of the test may be affected by this vaccine.
  • if you are to receive blood transfusions or other blood products within 2 weeks after receiving this vaccine.
  • if you are to receive gamma globulin or other immune globulins within 2 weeks after receiving this vaccine.