Priorix - a drug prescribed for the prevention of rubella
 Priorix - a drug used to prevent measles, mumps, measles.

Pharmacological action

Priorix - a combination vaccine which contains attenuated viruses, mumps, measles, rubella, cultivated in chicken embryo cells - mumps and measles viruses and human cells - the rubella virus.

There are reviews of Priorix, confirming that the drug exhibits a protective effect against the measles virus when administered vaccines urgently - not later than three days after contact with an infected person.

Product form

The vaccine is produced as a lyophilisate for dilution.

Indications Priorix

The vaccine is used to prevent mumps, measles, rubella in children from 12 months.

Priorix Guide: how to use

 The combination vaccine Priorix
 Enter the vaccine subcutaneously or intramuscularly.

The vaccination schedule Russia stated that Priorix should enter children for the first time in 12 months and again - in 6 years.

The instructions given Priorix, the girls who have not been vaccinated in a timely manner, you can be vaccinated in 13 years.

Permissible dosage Priorix - 0, 5 ml. Dilute the lyophilizate with water for injection. The bottle with the powder after solvent addition was shaken well to obtain a clear solution of red light or an orange light. Dilute the drug can not be longer than a minute, so if at the expiration of this time, the solution looks different, or has found flakes, the vaccine is not administered.

Side effects of the vaccine Priorix

In experimental studies and practical application of Priorix complications identified the following: redness, swelling and pain at the injection site, skin rash, mild fever - these side effects are quite common. Judging by the reviews of Priorix, rarely observed febrile convulsions and increased salivary parotid glands after vaccination.

Extremely rare complications such Priorix: vomiting, diarrhea, irritability, upper respiratory tract infection, accompanied by cough or runny nose, insomnia or drowsiness, lymphadenopathy, anorexia.


Priorix is ​​contraindicated in all diseases in acute form. This intestinal disease or lung SARS vaccination must be carried out immediately after the body temperature returns to normal.

Despite the fact that the primary and secondary immunodeficiency, vaccination is not recommended, the drug is allowed to enter with AIDS and those who have found asymptomatic HIV infection.

Revaccination child in 6 years can not be carried out if after the first vaccination had the allergy to the drug. In addition, Priorix is ​​contraindicated in case of allergy to neomycin and its other components, for eggs.

The vaccine should not be administered to pregnant women.