Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
It is very important that your doctor check you closely for any problems that may be caused by this vaccine. Blood tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects. Be sure to notify your doctor of any side effects that occur after you receive this vaccine.
This vaccine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, a fast heartbeat, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after receiving the vaccine.
Check with your doctor right away if you have blurred vision, chest pain, headache, stomach pain, swelling of your leg, trouble breathing, pinpoint red spots on skin, or unusual bleeding or bruising. These may be symptoms of a serious blood clotting problem called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS).
This vaccine may increase the risk for autoimmune problems, including immune thrombocytopenia. Check with your doctor right away if you have black, tarry stools, bleeding gums, blood in the urine or stools, bloody nose, fever, heavier menstrual periods, pinpoint red spots on the skin, skin rash, unusual tiredness or weakness, or unusual bleeding or bruising during the 42 days after you receive the vaccine.
This medicine lowers the number of some types of blood cells in your body. Because of this, you may bleed more easily. Stay away from rough sports or other situations where you could be bruised, cut, or injured. Brush and floss your teeth gently. Be careful when using sharp objects, including razors and fingernail clippers.
This vaccine may increase the risk for nervous system problems, including Guillain-Barré syndrome. Check with your doctor right away if you have sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs or inability to move the arms and legs during the 42 days after you receive the vaccine.
Fainting may occur after you receive this vaccine. Your doctor may want you to be observed after you get the injection to prevent and manage fainting.
This vaccine may not protect everyone who receives it. This vaccine will not treat symptoms of COVID-19 infection if you already have the disease. It is very important that you take precautions to reduce the risk of COVID-19.
Tell your doctor if you have received another SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine.