Twinrix Intramuscular 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

  • low energy
  • headache
  • reactions at the site of the injection
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • a common cold
  • fever
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • shingles
  • decreased blood platelets
  • an infection of the central nervous system called meningitis
  • encephalitis
  • inflammation of the spinal cord
  • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • a change in vision
  • inflammation of the cornea of the eye
  • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
  • inflammation of the blood vessels
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a type of blood disorder
  • low blood pressure
  • bronchospasm
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • erythema nodosum, a skin condition with red and painful nodules
  • an abnormal increase in muscle tone
  • seizures
  • swollen lymph nodes
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a serum sickness reaction
  • Bell's palsy paralysis of one side of the face
  • increased creatine kinase levels
  • a yellowing of the eyes or skin from buildup of bilirubin called jaundice
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • agitation
  • a migraine headache
  • visual sensitivity to light
  • pink eye
  • ringing in the ears
  • an earache
  • bruising under the skin
  • a sore throat
  • indigestion
  • constipation
  • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
  • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
  • skin disease characterized by swollen itching lesions
  • hair loss
  • hives
  • arthritis
  • joint pain
  • backache
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle pain
  • drowsiness
  • fainting
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • flu-like symptoms
  • excessive sweating
  • chills
  • numbness
  • a skin rash
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • small reddish-purplish pin-point sized spots on skin
  • decreased appetite
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • generalized weakness
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • irritability
  • intense abdominal pain
  • a fibrous thickening of the skin called induration
  • fast heartbeat
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