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Adenovirus vaccine Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to adenovirus vaccine: oral tablets

Side effects include:

Upper respiratory tract infection, headache, nasal congestion, pharyngolaryngeal pain (sore throat), cough, arthralgia, GI effects (abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting).

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to adenovirus vaccine: oral tablet

General

The most common adverse events were upper respiratory tract infections, headache, nasal congestion, pharyngolaryngeal pain, cough, arthralgia, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting.[Ref]

Respiratory

Very common (10% or more): Nasal congestion (15.3%), pharyngolaryngeal pain (12.9%), cough (12.4%)

Common (1% to 10%): Rhinorrhea[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Very common (10% or more): Abdominal pain upper (14.6%), nausea (13.6%), diarrhea (10.2%)

Rare (less than 0.1%): Gastroenteritis, febrile gastroenteritis, gastritis, hematochezia[Ref]

Other

Very common (10% or more): Upper respiratory tract infection (37.5%)

Common (1% to 10%): Pyrexia (temperature of 100.5F or higher), pain in extremity[Ref]

Nervous system

Very common (10% or more): Headache (29.5%)[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Very common (10% or more): Arthralgia (17.3%)

Common (1% to 10%): Chills[Ref]

Immunologic

Rare (less than 0.1%): Pneumonia, appendicitis[Ref]

Genitourinary

Rare (less than 0.1%): Hematuria[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Adenovirus Vaccine Type 4 and Type 7 (adenovirus vaccine, live)." Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, North Wales, PA.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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