DTaP and Tdap Vaccines
Are There Dangers Associated With DTaP and Tdap? continued...
These problems could occur within one to three days after the shot and generally pass quickly. If your child has ever had seizures from any cause, it's important to control fever. Using an aspirin-free pain reliever in the 24 hours after the shot is given can help control fever and relieve pain. Do not give aspirin to a child under the age of 18 for fever. Aspirin can cause a very serious life-threatening illness called Reye's syndrome, which can cause brain and liver damage.
Keeping immunizations up to date can protect not only you and your children from a serious illness but also your community.