SHINGRIX Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

    • irritation of the stomach or intestines
    • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
    • fever
    • low energy
    • chills
    • local fluid collection
    • headache
    • reactions at the site of the injection
    • injection site pain

    INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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

      • itching
      • joint pain
      • muscle pain
      • dizziness
      • nausea
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea
      • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
      • intense abdominal pain

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • acute inflammation of the joints due to gout attack
      • Guillain-Barre syndrome
      • optic neuropathy, a disease of the optic nerve
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug

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

      • fainting
      • a skin rash
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
      • injection site erythema

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