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Can the nasal flu mist cause side effects?

Can the nasal flu mist cause side effects?

Flu mist: Not really. It's a lot like squirting saline in the nose. You get a little unusual taste, which goes away in a matter of minutes. Some people can have mild flu-like symptoms, but they are usually pretty mild if they get them at all. ...Read more

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Shingles vaccine side effects and last how long?

Shingles vaccine side effects and last how long?

Agree with Dr. Maes: Possible side effects of Zostavax (Zoster Vaccine Live) include injection site redness, swelling, itching, pain, heat or bruising or rash. Headache may also occur. There is potential for allergic reaction. Zostavax (Zoster Vaccine Live) isn't recommended if you are allergic to gelatin or neomycin or other vaccine components. ...Read more

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How much time can the side effects of zithromax (z-pack) last ?

How much time can the side effects of zithromax (z-pack) last ?

Azithromycin: Most common side effect of Azithro is stomach upset, mild nausea. Often this can be minimized if taken with some food. Most side effects are short lived, though this can be highly variable, depending on the person and if taking with other medications. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of albuterol last?

How long do the side effects of albuterol last?

Short: These are short acting drugs with low half lives (ie the time it takes to clear the drug from the body). It would be rare to have symptoms that persist longer than six hours after dosing the albuterol. ...Read more

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Do the side effects of Coumadin (warfarin) build up over time? Are there long term side effects?

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Do the side effects of Coumadin (warfarin) build up over time? Are there long term side effects?

Not really: The major side effect of Coumadin (warfarin) is bleeding from too much or getting another blood clot from too little. As long as your INR is between 2-3 and stays that way, you risk of bleeding or further clotting should not change--no matter how long you take it. Once you are off of Coumadin (warfarin) for 5 days or less, its effects should be gone, as dr. Penba said. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the HPV vaccine side effects last?

For what length of time do the HPV vaccine side effects last?

Not long: What effects are you worried about? Large studies have shown that the most common side effects are pain at the injection site and nausea. Both go away in less than a day. If you are asking how long does the hpv vaccine protect against infection, the answer is at least 6 years and counting. It may be lifetime immunity, but no one knows yet. Even if you have been vaccinated, you need to have paps. ...Read more

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Side effects of adult DPT how long do they last?

Side effects of adult DPT how long do they last?

Depends: Depends upon the side effect. A fever may last 1-2 days. Soreness can generally last up to 4-5 days if severe. ...Read more

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Side effects that are possible after getting the whopping cough shot?

Side effects that are possible after getting the whopping cough shot?

Whooping cough shot: I would go to CDC site for full discussion. And discuss with your Dr. who knows you best. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with taking swine flu shots?

What side effects are associated with taking swine flu shots?

Site redness: The most common side effects of the swine flu,or H1N1, vaccination is redness or swelling at the injection site. The vaccine is a killed virus and, contrary to rumor and internet conspiracy theories, you cannot get the flu from a killed virus. A small percentage of people are allergic to the egg yolk material used to make the vaccine, or other components. For most, perfectly safe. ...Read more

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Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Permanent side effects for tamiflu (oseltamivir)?

Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has side effects but no known, proven permanent adverse events. ...Read more

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Side effects from taking OTC sleeping medications for long periods of time?

Side effects from taking OTC sleeping medications for long periods of time?

OTC medications: Residual side effects from the actual medication. Also most are antihistamines that are sedating so there is tolerance and dependence potential. You may need more over time and if you stop taking them the insomnia gets worse. ...Read more

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How long doside effects of shingles shot last?

How long doside effects of shingles shot last?

Short time: Zostavax is a shingles vaccine approved by the fda. The vaccine can cause side effects, but they're generally mild and don't last long. ...Read more

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Is there side effects from a flu shot?

Is there side effects from a flu shot?

Yes, but unless you: Have a specific allergy or another reason to avoid it, you should get the shot. Every medical procedure has side effects. ...Read more

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For what length of time do celexa (citalopram) side effects last?

For what length of time do celexa (citalopram) side effects last?

Many possibilities: There are some side effects that are transient and some that last a while. The shorter acting side effects are often effects like nausea or diarrhea. The gastrointestinal system has a lot of serotonin receptors and it is impacted by the introduction of pharmacotherapy that activates those receptors. However, over time these gastrointestinal side effects subside. Some other side effects persist. ...Read more

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What are possible side effects to getting double the dose of flu vaccine?

What are possible side effects to getting double the dose of flu vaccine?

Nothing specific: You increase the discomfort factor, and could intensify any side effect or allergic response if you were sensitive to any vaccine component. For most, this is a non-issue. You do not get an increase in protection or a bad reaction. ...Read more

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For what length of time do the side effects of nyquil last?

For what length of time do the side effects of nyquil last?

Effects of NyQuil: The half-life of doxylamine (the time it takes for your body to get rid of half of the drug) is 6-12 hours. The vast majority should be gone within about 24 hours. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a flu shot?

What are the side effects of a flu shot?

Depends: Vast majority of the people have no side effects, other than minor soreness at the site. If you are allergic to something in the vaccine, you could have local swelling redness, pain, itching etc and in rare cases a life threatening anaphylactic reaction. There may be the usual effects of a needle stick. It is important to mention all your allergies to the person giving the shot. ...Read more

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Can the nasal flu mist cause side effects?

Flu mist: Not really. It's a lot like squirting saline in the nose. You get a little unusual taste, which goes away in a matter of minutes. Some people can have mild flu-like symptoms, but they are usually pretty mild if they get them at all. ...Read more

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Felt flu-ish with body aches for 5 days now. Is that normal time frame for virus or flu bug to work its way out? (Going to doc as i still feel awful)

Felt flu-ish with body aches for 5 days now. Is that normal time frame for virus or flu bug to work its way out? (Going to doc as i still feel awful)

Yes: Most viral infections peak at day 3 and begin to improve by day 5. Anything that gets close to being there for a week without improvement should be checked out. Drink plenty of fluid - eat some light high protein foods and keep your appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the side-effects of Flu shot?

What are the side-effects of Flu shot?

Flu shot: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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Which side effects of a flu shot for a child are most common?

Which side effects of a flu shot for a child are most common?

Soreness/fever/irrit: Most children have no unpleasant side effects from flu vaccine but some may get soreness and swelling at the site of injectionwhich is self limiting, low grade fever and irritability. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of vitamin C megadoses to fight flu symptoms?

Are there any side effects of vitamin C megadoses to fight flu symptoms?

Laxative effect: Vitamin c is extremely safe. Excessive doses (usually over 5000 mg a day) can cause a laxative effect, but it is advised to take it until you get loose stools when you have the flu. Vit. C can interact with certain medications, esp. Coumadin (warfarin) (which interacts with everything!). See http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitaminc/ see my comment for more info. ...Read more

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If a 3 year old gets a flu vaccination, are there going to be any side effects?

If a 3 year old gets a flu vaccination, are there going to be any side effects?

Usually not: Most children around that age can get flu vaccinations without side effects, but a few will have a sore arm from the shot. The nasal spray vaccine sometimes causes a couple days of mild sniffles. ...Read more

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Should i get a flu vaccine or are there negative side effects?

Should i get a flu vaccine or are there negative side effects?

Risk/benefit analysi: Nothing in the world is absolutely, positively safe but the benefit of not getting influenza far outweighs the risk to you. ...Read more

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Is there side effects from a flu shot?

Yes, but unless you: Have a specific allergy or another reason to avoid it, you should get the shot. Every medical procedure has side effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a flu shot?

Depends: Vast majority of the people have no side effects, other than minor soreness at the site. If you are allergic to something in the vaccine, you could have local swelling redness, pain, itching etc and in rare cases a life threatening anaphylactic reaction. There may be the usual effects of a needle stick. It is important to mention all your allergies to the person giving the shot. ...Read more

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What are the usual side effects of a flu shot for a child?

What are the usual side effects of a flu shot for a child?

Fever and soreness: The most common side effect is fever , soreness and occassional cold like symptoms. Most often there are no side effects. ...Read more

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9 days after flu vac, has threat of side effects and gbs past, especially gbs?

Do you have: Any side effects suggestive of guillain–barré syndrome or are you concerned about it? ...Read more

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I am anxious about getting a flu shot. Will it hurt and what are some of the side effects?

I am anxious about getting a flu shot. Will it hurt and what are some of the side effects?

Get your shot: There are few things in medicine that have helped more people than vaccines. The pain is brief and usually only soreness for a day or two afterward. Some get mild flu-like symptoms, but not nearly as bad as getting sick. ...Read more

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Does working out hard before a flu shot make the side effects worse? Or should I wait to a non-work out day to get it.

Does working out hard before a flu shot make the side effects worse? Or should I wait to a non-work out day to get it.

Doesn't matter: Congratulations on being immunized, protecting both yourself and others around you. Side effects of influenza vaccine are uncommon. Many people have mild pain at the injection site for 2-3 days, but usually that's all. Working out is not likely to make any difference one way or the other. ...Read more

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What are the side effects after a toddler gets a flu shot?

Perhaps: The flu shot has inactivated virus- so it will not infect you with the flu. If you have reactions to the shot they usually resolve within one to two days. Side effects can include a low grade fever, aches & pain, and localized swelling, redness and pain at the shot site. Some people have had allergic reactions to the flu vaccine. ...Read more

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Whats the side effects of Flonase. I feel like the flu is coming on. is this from Flonase.

Whats the side effects of Flonase.  I feel like the flu is coming on.  is this from Flonase.

Not Likely: While Flonase does list upper respiratory tract infections as a possible side effect, this occurs only rarely in real practice. The amount of actual steroid you get with Flonase is about 1/5 of a milligram per day. This is usually not enough to cause problems with infections or immune suppression. ...Read more

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Do these flu vaccines have bad side effects?

Do these flu vaccines have bad side effects?

Not really: The injectable flu vaccine given to adults is not a live vaccine, therefore its side effects are usually mild and can include injection site soreness, chills, muscle aches and joint pains which usually only last a day or two. ...Read more