Like all medicines, TYPHIM Vi can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Very common reactions (reported by more than 1 in 10 persons): Injection site pain, injection site hardening (induration), injection site redness (erythema).
Common reactions (reported by less than 1 in 10 persons but more than 1 in 100 persons): Fever.
Very rare reactions (reported by less than 1 in 10 000 persons): Serious allergic reactions: severe allergic reactions (anaphylactic, anaphylactoid reactions, including shock) which can include one or several of the following symptoms: urticaria, skin rash; swelling of face and/or neck or breathing difficulties, bluish discoloration of the tongue or lips; low blood pressure, rapid heart rate and weak pulse, skin coldness, dizziness and potentially fainting.
When these signs or symptoms appear, it is usually very soon after the injection, while the person affected is still at the clinic or at the doctor's surgery. If one of these symptoms occurs after the patient has left the place where the injection was administered, the patient must consult a doctor IMMEDIATELY.
Serum sickness disease: joint pain, skin rash, enlarged lymph nodes and generally feeling unwell. When these symptoms appear, it is generally 2-4 weeks after vaccination.
Fainting in response to injection.
Cough, wheezing, respiratory discomfort (asthma).
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain (abdominal pain).
Rash, sometimes swollen and itchy (pruritus, skin rash, urticaria).
Joint and muscle pain.
Fatigue, generally feeling unwell.
Reporting of side effects: If the patient gets any side effects, talk to the doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed.
By reporting side effects, the patient can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.