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Pneumococcal Vaccine

Release date2016/12/21

Pneumococcal Vaccine Side Effects

Pneumococcal vaccines are very safe and effective at preventing pneumococcal disease. Vaccines, like any medicine, can have side effects. The most common side effects from pneumococcal vaccines are mild and last 1 or 2 days.

Common Side Effects of Pneumococcal Vaccine

l   Feeling drowsy

l   Loss of appetite

l   Sore or swollen arm from the shot

l   Fever

l   Headache

Very rarely, severe (anaphylactic) allergic reactions may occur after vaccination.