MENINGOCOCCAL MENINGITIS ACWY - INSERT vs. VIS

Meningococcal Meningitis B "MENACTRA" made by vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur 


ADVERSE REACTIONS listed on the Information Sheet: 

Redness / Soreness / Mild Fever / Fainting / Dizziness / Change of Vision / Ringing in Ears / Severe Pain at Injection Site or Difficulty moving the arm where a shot was given / Serious Injury / Death 

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ADVERSE REACTIONS 

1. Tenderness

2. Erythema (Inflamed, Red Skin)

3. Swelling

4. Irritability

5. Abnormal Crying

6. Drowsiness

7. Appetite Loss

8. Vomiting

9. Fever

10. Chills

11. Diarrhea

12. Anorexia

13. Arthralgia (Joint Pain)

14. Fever

15. Rash

16. Seizures

17. Headache

18. Malaise (General discomfort, Uneasiness or Pain)

19. Injection site: Pain, Redness, Induration, Swelling

POST MARKET ADVERSE REACTIONS:

1. Lymphadenopathy (Swollen Lymph Nodes)

2. Anaphylaxis/Anaphylactic reaction

3. Wheezing

4. Difficulty Breathing

5. Upper Airway Swelling

6. Urticaria (Hives)

7. Erythema (Inflamed, Red Skin)

8. Pruritus (Itchy Skin)

9. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

10. Guillain-Barré syndrome (Muscle Weakness, Abnormal Sensations)

11. Paresthesia (Pins and Needles)

12. Vasovagal Syncope (Fainting)

13. Dizziness

14. Convulsion

15. Facial Palsy (Bells Palsy)

16. Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis "ADEM" (Rare Autoimmune Disease)

17. Transverse Myelitis (Inflammation of the Spinal Cord)

18. Myalgia (Muscle Pain)

19. Large injection site reactions

20. Extensive swelling of the injected limb (may be associated with erythema, warmth, tenderness or pain at the injection site).