BOOSTRIX TDAP Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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    • muscle pain
    • low energy
    • decreased appetite
    • headache
    • reactions at the site of the injection

    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

      • joint pain
      • chills
      • a skin rash
      • swollen lymph nodes
      • nausea
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea
      • intense abdominal pain

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • decreased blood platelets
      • encephalitis
      • inflammation of the spinal cord
      • a type of brain function problem called encephalopathy
      • Guillain-Barre syndrome
      • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
      • low blood pressure
      • hives
      • muscle inflammation
      • an abscess
      • fainting
      • seizures
      • a tonic-clonic seizure
      • a body temperature higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit
      • a bluish discoloration of the skin
      • apnea, a breathing interruption
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a hypersensitivity reaction to a drug
      • a disorder of the brachial plexus, a bundle of nerves in the shoulder
      • extensive limb swelling after injection
      • IgA vasculitis

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

      • an earache
      • a common cold
      • bronchitis
      • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
      • itching
      • backache
      • muscle spasm
      • drowsiness
      • fever
      • numbness
      • visible water retention
      • cough
      • bruising
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
      • a fibrous thickening of the skin called induration
      • paralysis of nerves for the face

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