What Are the Side Effects of Pneumonia Vaccine?

Q:
What are the side effects of pneumonia vaccine?

A:
Pneumonia vaccine is recommended to prevent pneumococcal disease by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). However, as many other vaccinations, pneumonia vaccination has some side effects. The good thing is, most of them are mild and go away on its own.

Possible side effects:

  • Redness, swelling, pain or tenderness around the shot area
  • Fever
  • Loss of appetite
  • Irritability
  • tiredness
  • Headache
  • Chills
  • Dizziness
  • Vision changes
  • Ringing in the ears

 

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