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Although most children respond well to the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, side effects are possible. Common side effects that have been reported with the vaccine include diarrhea, drowsiness, and decreased appetite. Most side effects of the vaccine are minor, but you should seek medical attention immediately if your child develops a high fever, seizures, or unusual behavior changes.
An Introduction to Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Side Effects
Serious Side Effects Seen With Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
- A high fever
- Any unusual behavior changes (aside from the usual fussiness that typically occurs after vaccinations)
- Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
- An unexplained rash
- Swelling of the mouth or throat
- Difficulty breathing.