Typhim Vi Side Effects
Generic Name: typhoid vaccine, inactivated
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 4, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about typhoid vaccine, inactivated. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Typhim Vi.
For the Consumer
Applies to typhoid vaccine, inactivated: intramuscular solution
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, typhoid vaccine, inactivated (the active ingredient contained in Typhim Vi) 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 or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking typhoid vaccine, inactivated:
- general feeling of discomfort or illness
- pain, redness, swelling, tenderness or a lump at the place of injection
- unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known
- Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
- hives, itching, or redness of the skin
- swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of typhoid vaccine, inactivated 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:
- difficulty in moving
- joint pain or swelling
- muscle aches, cramps, pain, or stiffness
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to typhoid vaccine, inactivated: injectable suspension, intramuscular solution, oral delayed release capsule
The most common adverse events were injection site reactions.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Tenderness (98%), pain (56%), induration (18%), soreness (13%), erythema (11%)
Common (1% to 10%): Swelling
Local reactions usually resolved within 48 hours of vaccination.[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Malaise (37%), fatigue (38%), feverish (subjective) (11.1%)
Common (1% to 10%): Fever of 100F or greater, decreased activity, elevated oral temperature, general aches
Postmarketing reports: Asthenia, flu-like episode[Ref]
Very common (10% or more): Headache (27%)
Postmarketing reports: Anaphylaxis/anaphylactoid reactions including shock, serum sickness, allergic-type reactions such as pruritus, rash, urticaria, angioedema, difficulty breathing, or hypotension[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
Common (1% to 10%): Itching
Very rare (less than 0.01%): Urticaria, rash[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Myalgia
Postmarketing reports: Arthralgia, cervical pain, polyarthritis[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Bilateral retinitis[Ref]
Postmarketing reports: Glomerulonephritis[Ref]
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2. "Product Information. Typhim Vi (typhoid vaccine)." Connaught, Swiftwater, PA.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.