Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • itching
    • muscle pain
    • low energy
    • chills
    • headache
    • bruising
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
    • a fibrous thickening of the skin called induration

    INFREQUENT side effects

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      • throat irritation
      • joint pain
      • fever
      • changes in appetite
      • cough
      • nausea
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • decreased blood platelets
      • inflammation of the spinal cord
      • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
      • Guillain-Barre syndrome
      • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
      • inflammation of the blood vessels
      • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
      • trouble breathing
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
      • a serum sickness reaction
      • Bell's palsy paralysis of one side of the face
      • cellulitis
      • a disorder of the brachial plexus, a bundle of nerves in the shoulder

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

      • nerve pain
      • fainting
      • dizziness
      • a skin rash
      • temporary redness of face and neck
      • swollen lymph nodes
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
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