Dryvax Side Effects
Generic name: smallpox vaccine
Note: This document contains side effect information about smallpox vaccine. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Dryvax.
Applies to smallpox vaccine: percutaneous powder for injection
Very common (10% or more): Headache (50%)
Very common (10% or more): Fatigue (48%), malaise (37%), feeling hot (32%), rigors (21%), exercise tolerance decreased (11%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Erythema (22%), rash (11%)
Very common (10% or more): Myalgia (46%)[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Lymph node pain (57%)
Frequency not reported: Ocular complications, blindness[Ref]
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 3, 2021.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.