PENTACEL Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a body temperature higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit

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

  • fever
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • low energy and weakness
  • irritability

INFREQUENT side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • dehydration
  • bronchiolitis, or inflammation of the smallest breathing passages
  • pneumonia
  • inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestines

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

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    RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

    • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
    • Guillain-Barre syndrome
    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • hives
    • seizures associated with fever
    • decreased tone or tension in a part of the body
    • puffy face from water retention
    • apnea, a breathing interruption
    • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis

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

    • drowsiness
    • decreased appetite
    • diarrhea

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