Typhoid vaccine, live Side Effects
Some side effects of typhoid vaccine, live may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to typhoid vaccine, live: oral capsule, oral capsule delayed release
Along with its needed effects, typhoid vaccine, live may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking typhoid vaccine, live:
- Difficulty with breathing or swallowing
- itching, especially of the feet or hands
- reddening of the skin, especially around the ears
- swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
- unusual tiredness or weakness that is sudden and severe
Some side effects of typhoid vaccine, live may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:Less common or rare
- skin rash
- stomach cramps or pain
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to typhoid vaccine, live: oral delayed release capsule
Of the side effects reported during clinical trials, only nausea occurred at a statistically greater frequency with the oral vaccine than with placebo.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included abdominal pain (6.4%), nausea (5.8%), diarrhea (2.9%), and vomiting (1.5%).
Other side effects have included headache (4.8%) and fever (3.3%).
Dermatologic side effects have included rash (1.0%) and urticaria.
Hypersensitivity reactions have included one case of nonfatal anaphylactic shock.
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