Common side effects include:
● Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site o You may place a cold compress over the affected area for relief o You may feed your child paracetamol syrup for pain relief
● Crying, irritability, restlessness, sleepiness o These side effects usually go away on its own
● Loss of appetite, diarrhoea o These side effects usually go away on its own
Please see a doctor if these side effects do not get better or become worse.
Rare but serious side effects include:The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following: ● Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue● Difficulty in breathing● Itchy skin rashes over your whole bodyIf your child experiences any of these symptoms, you should inform your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if your child:● Is allergic to this vaccine or any of the other ingredients of this vaccine ● Had shown signs of an allergic reaction to the previous dose of the vaccine● Is taking any other medications● Is currently not feeling well and having a fever● Has a history of bleeding disorders