Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine 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 Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine - for the Consumer
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
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 Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine:
Dizziness; headache; mild fever; mild pain, redness, itching, bruising, or swelling at the injection site; nausea; vomiting.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; wheezing); calf or leg pain or tenderness; chest pain; chills; confusion; fainting with or without jerking movements or seizure-like activity; general feeling of being unwell; joint pain; muscle pain or weakness; seizures; severe or persistent pain, redness, swelling, or warmth at the injection site; severe stomach pain; shortness of breath; swollen glands (eg, in the neck, armpit, or groin); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness.
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, erythema, and pruritus.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and toothache.
General side effects have included fever, dizziness, malaise, and insomnia. Postmarketing reports have included asthenia and fatigue.
Respiratory side effects have included cough, nasal congestion, nasopharyngitis, and upper respiratory tract infection.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included myalgia and arthralgia.Top
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