Side Effects of ComvaxJust like any vaccine, Comvax may cause side effects. However, not everyone who receives the vaccine will experience problems. In fact, most children tolerate it well, with only minor side effects, if any.
If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can be treated easily by you or your healthcare provider. Serious reactions are less common.
Some of the most common side effects seen with Comvax include but are not limited to:
(Click Comvax Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Drug InteractionsComvax can potentially interact with a few medications (see Comvax Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Child's Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your child's healthcare provider before your child receives the Comvax vaccine if your child has:
- An immune-suppressing condition such as HIV or AIDS, diabetes, or cancer
- A bleeding disorder
- Had any sort of a reaction to a vaccine
- A moderate or severe illness
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Make sure to tell the healthcare provider about all of the medicines your child takes, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Comvax Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)