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MENINGOCOCCAL DIPHTHERIA TOXOID CONJUGATE VACCINE is a vaccine to protect from bacterial meningitis. This vaccine does not contain live bacteria. It will not cause a meningitis. Compare vaccinations.
Menactra Coupon - Menactra 0.5ml vial

Menactra Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Report any side effects that are worrisome to your doctor right away. Call your doctor if you have any unusual symptoms within 6 weeks of getting this vaccine.

This vaccine may not protect from all meningitis infections.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant. Talk to your health care professional or pharmacist for more information.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine 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:

More common



general feeling of discomfort or illness

unusual tiredness or weakness

Incidence not known

Back pain, sudden and severe

blurred vision

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings



difficulty with swallowing


dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position


fast heartbeat

flushing or redness of the skin

hives or welts

inability to move the arms and legs


muscle weakness, sudden and progressing

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue


shortness of breath

skin rash

sudden numbness and weakness in the arms and legs


tightness in the chest

unusually warm skin


Some side effects 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:

More common



difficulty with moving



loss of appetite

muscle pain or stiffness

pain in the joints

pain, redness, swelling, or tenderness at the injection site


Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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