Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. It is very important that you tell your doctor about any side effect that occurs after a dose of the vaccine, even if the side effect goes away without treatment. Some types of side effects may mean that you should not receive any more doses of the vaccine.
Get emergency help immediately if the following side effect occurs:Rare
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, throat, tongue, hands, or feet
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:Rare
- Tiredness or weakness (severe or unusual)
- Wheezing or troubled breathing
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:More common
- Tenderness, soreness, redness, or swelling at place of injection
- Abdominal pain
- Aches or pains in muscles
- Chills or fever
- General feeling of discomfort or illness
- Itching or skin rash
- Nausea or vomiting
- Joint swelling
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.