Ixiaro Side Effects

Generic Name: japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2

Note: This page contains information about the side effects of japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Ixiaro.

Not all side effects for Ixiaro may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.

For the Consumer

Applies to japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2: intramuscular suspension

In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2 (the active ingredient contained in Ixiaro). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

If any of the following side effects occur while taking japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2, check with your doctor or nurse immediately:

More common
  • Chills
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • fever
  • general feeling of discomfort or illness
  • headache
  • joint pain
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches and pains
  • nausea
  • runny nose
  • shivering
  • sore throat
  • sweating
  • trouble sleeping
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • vomiting
Less common
  • Body aches or pain
  • difficulty with breathing
  • ear congestion
  • loss of voice
  • nasal congestion
  • sneezing
Incidence not known
  • Burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings
  • numbness or tingling of the hands, feet, or face

Some of the side effects that can occur with japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2 may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

More common
  • Difficulty with moving
  • joint pain
  • muscle cramps or stiffness
  • swollen joints
Less common
  • Back pain
  • pain, itching, redness, or swelling where the shot was given
  • rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to japanese encephalitis virus vaccine sa14-14-2: intramuscular suspension

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have included headache.

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects have included myalgia and back pain.

Local

Local side effects have included pain, tenderness, pruritus, erythema, induration, and edema.

Respiratory

Respiratory side effects have included nasopharyngitis, rhinitis, upper respiratory tract infection, pharyngolaryngeal pain, and cough.

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting.

General

General side effects have included fatigue, influenza-like illness, and pyrexia.

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included rash.

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