Priorix FDA Approval History
Last updated by Judith Stewart, BPharm on June 8, 2022.
FDA Approved: Yes (First approved June 3, 2022)
Brand name: Priorix
Generic name: measles, mumps, and rubella virus vaccine, live
Dosage form: Injection
Treatment for: Measles Prophylaxis, Mumps Prophylaxis, Rubella Prophylaxis
Priorix (measles, mumps, and rubella virus vaccine, live) is a live attenuated vaccine for use in active immunization against infection by measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
- Priorix becomes an additional source of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine for U.S. patients in addition to M-M-R II.
- Priorix was first registered in Germany in 1997 and is currently licensed outside the U.S. in over 100 countries worldwide.
- Priorix is administered via subcutaneous injection.
- The first dose is administered at 12 through 15 months of age.
- The second dose is administered at 4 through 6 years of age.
- In clinical studies, the efficacy of Priorix was demonstrated based on comparative immunogenicity data with M-M-R II.
- Common adverse reactions include pain, redness, swelling, loss of appetite, irritability, drowsiness, and fever.
Development timeline for Priorix
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