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Can you still get the MMR in seperate shots?

I have heard it was no longer being offered.

Note: i dont care if you got it in one shot or seperate shots. I just need to know if it is still being offered or not. NO BICKERING about vaccine issues. i dont want to hear it. thank you.

 
outstandingLove

Asked by outstandingLove at 6:02 PM on Jun. 18, 2009 in Kids' Health

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Answers (7)
  • No. Merck stopped making the vaccine separately but will start making it again in 2011. I'm waiting on it so I can get my kids vaccinated with the separate shots.


    Return of Separate Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccines Planned for 2011 Friday, May 15, 2009


    I received official word from a Merck representative that the company plans to resume production of the separate M-M-R component vaccines. They anticipate these becoming available in 2011 (no actual month specified).


    http://www.askdrsears.com/thevaccinebook/

    Bos_Boo

    Answer by Bos_Boo at 12:41 PM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • I think you still can. You just need to ask around because some doc do not like to separate the shots because they think parents will not come back for the rest.
    gammie

    Answer by gammie at 6:12 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • Yes, you can still get the shot separate.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 6:23 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • Yup. But you may have to ask around.
    MamiJaAyla

    Answer by MamiJaAyla at 6:40 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • Yes, my pediatrician offered it to me today, so it still comes split.
    apexmommy

    Answer by apexmommy at 7:59 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • They need to be special ordered; be sure to get preservative free vaccines.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:17 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • Yep they are still available you may need to ask around though
    stpalmsgirl

    Answer by stpalmsgirl at 2:36 PM on Jun. 19, 2009