Boostrix Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Boostrix may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Boostrix - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Boostrix:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Boostrix:
Diarrhea; headache; mild fever or chills; minor pain, swelling, or redness at the injection site; nausea; stomach pain; tiredness; vomiting.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blistering, hardening, or sores at the injection site; burning, numbness, or tingling; confusion; fainting; seizures; severe or persistent diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting; severe or persistent fever, chills, headache, or dizziness; severe or persistent joint pain or swelling; severe or persistent muscle aches or weakness; swelling of the injected limb; swollen lymph nodes; vision changes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: intramuscular suspension
Local side effects have included injection site pain, swelling, and erythema.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included sore and swollen joints, body aches, muscle weakness, and lymph node swelling.
General side effects have included headache, fever, chills, and tiredness.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash, pruritus, and urticaria.Top
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