Cholera vaccine, live Side Effects
For the Consumer
Applies to cholera vaccine, live: oral powder for suspension, oral suspension
In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by cholera vaccine, live. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.
Major Side Effects
You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking cholera vaccine, live:Rare
Minor Side Effects
Some of the side effects that can occur with cholera vaccine, live 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:
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- lack of appetite
- nausea or vomiting
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to cholera vaccine, live: oral suspension
The most common adverse events were tiredness, headache, abdominal pain, and nausea/vomiting.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Tiredness (31.3%)
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Fever[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Headache (28.9%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Abdominal pain (18.7%), nausea/vomiting (18.3%)
Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Lack of appetite (16.5%)[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Vaxchora (cholera vaccine, live)." PaxVax, Miami, FL.
Not all side effects for cholera vaccine, live may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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