Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine Side Effects
Brand Names: Prevnar 13
Please note - some side effects for Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate 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 Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine - for the Consumer
Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate 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 Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine:
Decreased appetite; headache; irritability; mild fever; mild pain, redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection site; muscle or joint pain; sleep changes; tiredness.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); fever, chills, or persistent cough or sore throat; seizures; severe or persistent diarrhea or vomiting; shortness of breath; stomach pain or cramps; wheezing.
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
Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reaction including shock, face edema, dyspnea, and bronchospasm.
Local side effects have included redness, swelling, and tenderness at the injection site, injection-site dermatitis, pruritus, and urticaria.
Dermatologic side effects have included urticaria or urticaria-like rash, angioneurotic edema, and erythema multiforme.
Respiratory side effects have included apnea.
Nervous system side effects have included seizures (including febrile seizures).
General side effects have included fever, decreased appetite, increased sleep, decreased sleep, and irritability.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included diarrhea and vomiting.Top
- pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate vaccine MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Prevnar 13 Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Prevnar 13 Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Prevnar 13 Consumer Overview
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