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Infrequently, temporary symptoms such as fainting/dizziness/lightheadedness, vision changes, numbness/tingling, or seizure-like movements have happened after vaccine injections. Tell your health care provider right away if your child has any of these symptoms soon after receiving an injection. Sitting or lying down may relieve symptoms.
Remember that your health care professional has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to your child is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
Get medical help right away if your child has any very serious side effects, including: seizures, unresponsiveness.
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Contact the doctor for medical advice about side effects. The following numbers do not provide medical advice, but in the US you may report side effects to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at 1-800-822-7967. In Canada, you may call the Vaccine Safety Section at Public Health Agency of Canada at 1-866-844-0018.
Read the HibTITER (diphtheria crm197 protein conjugate) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
PRECAUTIONS: Before receiving this vaccination, tell the health care professional if your child is allergic to it or to any other vaccines; or if your child has any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as latex), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before receiving this vaccine, tell your health care professional your child's medical history, especially of: high fever, moderate/severe acute illness, bleeding disorders, history of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a weakened immune system (e.g., due to cancer, HIV, leukemia, lymphoma, radiation treatment), vaccination history including previous reactions to any vaccines.
Patients with Hodgkin's disease should receive the vaccine at least 10-14 days before beginning treatment or wait at least 3 months after chemotherapy is stopped.
This vaccine is not recommended for use during pregnancy and is not usually used in adults.
It is unknown if this vaccine passes into breast milk. This vaccine is not usually used in adults. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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