Pedvaxhib Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor for regular check-ups as directed.
This vaccine, like all vaccines, may not fully protect everyone.
Common and Rare Side Effects
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:
loss of appetite
redness or swelling in the ear
fever over 102 degrees F (39 degrees C)
lack or loss of strength
shortness of breath
tightness in the chest
Incidence not known
Bluish lips or skin
itching (especially of the feet or hands)
large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
reddening of the skin (especially around the ears)
swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose
swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
unusual tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)
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:
Fever less than 102 degrees F (39 degrees C)
redness, pain, swelling, tenderness, or warm feeling at the injection site
reduced physical activity
Prolonged crying lasting more than 4 hours
unusual high-pitched crying
Incidence not known
Hives or welts
sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
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.