Adverse Reactions

Common

  • Site pain, swelling or redness
  • Low-grade fever

Less Common

  • Hypersensitivity reaction
  • Arthus-like reactions (local vasculitis from deposition of immune complexes)
  • Hypersensitivity reaction

Influenza Vaccine

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Oculo-respiratory syndrome (bilateral red eyes plus one or more respiratory symptoms such as cough, wheeze, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness or sore throat that starts within 24 hours of influenza vaccination)