What is Measles?

Measles is an infectious viral disease that typically occurs in childhood. It begins with a fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes, an sore throat, and progresses to a high fever with a red rash on the skin.

It is highly contagious, and is best treated through prevention using the very effective vaccines available. Children typically receive two doses of the vaccine at 12 - 15 months, and at 4 - 6 years. Adults who don't have evidence of immunity should also receive at least one dose.

Savings Tips for Measles

  • Measles Vaccine: What You Should Know

    February 18, 2015

    You may be aware of the recent measles outbreaks that are taking parts of the country by storm. We are only halfway through the second month of 2015 and there have already been 121 cases reported in 17 states according to the CDC (as of February 6, 2015).

    The recent increase in cases of measles, a disease that was documented as eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, is causing a lot of parents to rethink their decision to not vaccinate their children. See More

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Popular Measles Drugs

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Vaccinations 80 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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