Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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

    • low energy
    • 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

      • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
      • sensation of spinning or whirling
      • dizziness
      • fever
      • pain
      • headache
      • a fibrous thickening of the skin called induration

      RARE side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • shingles
      • large purple or brown skin blotches
      • 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
      • sudden blindness and pain upon moving the eye
      • inflammation of the blood vessels
      • bronchospasm
      • 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
      • skin disease characterized by swollen itching lesions
      • muscle weakness
      • fainting
      • seizures
      • apnea, a breathing interruption
      • abnormal liver function tests
      • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
      • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
      • a serum sickness reaction
      • Bell's palsy paralysis of one side of the face

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

      • agitation
      • a migraine headache
      • a change in vision
      • inflammation of the cornea of the eye
      • pink eye
      • ringing in the ears
      • an earache
      • low blood pressure
      • bruising under the skin
      • a common cold
      • indigestion
      • constipation
      • a type of skin condition with redness and itching called eczema
      • itching
      • hair loss
      • hives
      • arthritis
      • joint pain
      • shoulder pain
      • neck pain
      • neck stiffness
      • backache
      • muscle pain
      • drowsiness
      • 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
      • swollen lymph nodes
      • nausea
      • vomiting
      • diarrhea
      • stomach cramps
      • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
      • generalized weakness
      • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
      • irritability
      • fast heartbeat
      • peripheral sensory nerve disorder
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