Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fainting
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • fever
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • decreased blood platelets
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • headache
  • diarrhea
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • large purple or brown skin blotches
  • high levels of white blood cells
  • encephalitis
  • generalized disorder of peripheral nerves
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • pink eye
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • bronchospasm
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • hives
  • a skin rash
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a bacterial infection of the middle ear
  • a sore throat
  • a stuffy and runny nose
  • itching
  • muscle pain
  • dizziness
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • cough
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • irritability
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