Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Increase in size of lymph nodes (adenopathy, lymphadenopathy).
Allergic skin reaction as skin rash with itching (urticaria, pruritus), swelling (cedema). Allergic reaction with respiratory disorders (dyspnoea, angioedema). Anaphylactic reaction, serum sickness-like reaction.
Headache (cephalalgia), dizziness, somnolence.
Abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting.
Muscular pain (myalgia), joint pain (arthralgia).
At the injection site: pain, erythema (redness) and induration, haematoma, swelling (oedema) and itching (pruritus).
Fever (hyperthermia), shivering, malaise, influenza-like syndrome.
Sudden hearing decrease or loss.
In infants born very prematurely (at or before 28 weeks of gestation), respiratory pauses may occur during 2 to 3 days after vaccination.
Reporting of side effects: If the patient get any side effects, talk to the doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this monograph.
By reporting side effects the patient can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.