I normally have no reactions to vaccines but I think because I did both on the same day, my symptoms were elevated. I have to admit I thought what’s the big deal, like a few others had commented. Side Effects. I saw a cardiologist, who determined I had a severe allergic reaction to the vaccine that happens to 1 in a million people. The pharmacist at my local CVS told me last week that it's a nationwide shortage and they have no idea when they'll get any more. Just a little soreness in arm for a few day. I thought people would be interested in reading this, from Medscape, an online medical news site intended for MDs and other healthcare professionals. ". Get the second dose of Shingrix even if you have a reaction after the first dose. However, the ACIP split almost evenly on the preference question, with the debate centered on how much caution to take with a brand-new vaccine. After listening to what the pharmacist told me and reading what others have experienced, I consider myself extremely fortunate. About two days later, I woke up at night totally soaked with sweat. This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Sigh. Not much of an appetite.”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “Have had both Shingrix doses 6 months apart. My husband, 62 y/o male 220lbs with hypertension only had soreness in his arm, no other side effects.”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “After shingrix vaccine I spent the next day in bed symptoms headache slight fever gastrointestinal incident was minor. Woke up this morning in excruciating pain in my left arm, barely had the ability to walk to bathroom. Laid around all day - no energy. The following side effects are common (this means that these side effects may occur with up to 1 in 10 doses of the vaccine): • Injection site itching • Generally feeling unwell These are not all the possible side effects you may feel when taking SHINGRIX. For a week felt flu like, tired, weak, lightheaded, within a week I had muscle aches all over, like a had worked out for hours. I have cold chills, muscle weakness and fatigue. Low grade temp. Still feel rough today. Shingrix is also morally acceptable to me since Zostavax is derived from fetal cells obtained from controversial procedures. My insurance only pays after 60. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. The inoculation site developed a rash, was red, sore, and very warm to the touch for maybe three days. In the day of COVID I think they should be more upfront about possible side affects”, “At my annual physical my doctor recommended the Shringrix vaccine due to my being over 60 yrs old. Breast-feeding . Taking an over-the-counter pain medicine such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen after getting Shingrix can help ease discomfort from side effects. Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 7 Dec 2020), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 Dec 2020), ASHP (updated 3 Dec 2020) and others. Next day arm still sore. Get sneak previews of special offers & upcoming events delivered to your inbox. Right now, those expectations are high. Shingles, or herpes zoster, is an infection caused by the chicken pox virus, Varicella zoster.The shingles vaccine is effective, and like most medications, it carries a risk of side effects. I suddenly went into an episode of A-fib (no history of heart disease). I thought people would be interested in reading this, from Medscape, an online medical news site intended for MDs and other healthcare professionals. Tell your GP if you develop a rash after having the shingles vaccination. Itching 6. Tiredness. Went to bed in 75 degree room with wearing sweats with down comforter and extra blanket on top of that and chills continued, but less severe. It’s been 3 weeks now, still have muscle discomfort, the other symptoms going away. Muscle Pain 8. What are SHINGRIX side effects? This morning my jaw joints started to hurt also. Hope passes by tomorrow. My arm was extremely red and sore for about a week. Commonly reported adverse effects with zoster vaccine recombinant, adjuvanted, included fever (23.6%), injection site pain (22.5%), and injection site erythema (20.1%). lower back or side pain; swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin; Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention. I wouldn't hesitate to get the Shingrix immunizations if and when they're offered. Upset stomach. Fever. Shingrix is made using only one of the proteins contained in the chickenpox virus. As reviews and ratings are subjective and self-reported, this information should not be used as the basis for any statistical analysis or scientific studies. Diarrhea 2. The pharmacist explained all the side effects and gave me a pamphlet also. No health issues. I would guess the first shot has higher side effects, but the second, is much easier to tolerate. After 24 hrs I woke up feeling great, but then that evening developed extensive red spots/rash on both of my upper thighs - first flat red, then blistery/raised bumps, and then gone within several hours. Then the site was tender for two more days. Didn’t sleep well that night. It seems this is a pretty common side effect.”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “Shot is painful. Very common adverse events (>10% of doses) reported in clinical trials were pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site, headache, stomach and digestive complaints, muscle pain, tiredness, chills, and fever. Felt achy last night. I started to improve after about 36 hours but after almost 3 days I’m still not myself. Nothing a person can’t handle just uncomfortable. However, that is subsiding 2 days after the vaccine. About 4 days after the shot I thought I was getting a earache & sore throat. Pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site, muscle pain, tiredness, headache, shivering, fever, and upset stomach are all common side effects of SHINGRIX. I hope that your symptoms/side effects pass which I believe they will. My doctor told me that all pharmacists are trained to give vaccines. Boy, was I wrong, about 12 hours later I was so cold shivered for 2 hrs put two blankets on finally stopped. Joint Pain 7. Study Analysis: The safety of SHINGRIX was evaluated by pooling data from 2 placebo-controlled clinical trials involving 29,305 subjects aged 50 years and older who received at least 1 dose of SHINGRIX (N=14,645) or placebo (saline solution) (N=14,660) administered according to a 0- and 2-month schedule. I love both Doctor's; they take such great care of me. This is day two and still feel the fever on my face.”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “No side affects from Shingrix. I was shivering so much that I could barely speak. Today is day two - splitting headache. Sandra Fryhofer, MD, a liaison representative for both the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians, noted that the adjuvant in Shingrix that boosts the immune response "has never been out in the real world before. Shivering. And considering how quickly the old vaccine went out of date, why should we think the new one won't be replaced by something else later? An ACIP workgroup noted some possible drawbacks with Shingrix. effects with respect to pregnancy (see Toxicology section). . Had my Shingles Shot in 2006. I was shivering so much that I could barely speak. I had the first Shingrix vaccine a couple of months ago, just pain in my arm. I would not hesitate to recommend this vaccine as I saw my husband suffer through Shingles last Christmas. I go there for any vaccine not offered by my doctor. 1 These adverse effects are consistent with clinical studies of Shingrix. Simply felt like I had this all day to get over it. Also, Shingrix is more reactogenic — think injection site soreness and fever. Never had reactions to a vaccine before! I'll take the short-term flu-like symptoms over that any day!”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “55 year old healthy male. Got 2nd injection yesterday and shot was not painful at all but I ran fever all night and got nauseous and still running fever at present but better than getting shingles for sure... watched my mom go through them”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “Just a heads up. I’ll be getting mine in the next week or two. Second follow up injection resulted in the same thing. Sore arm at injection site but nothing more. I barely felt it. This is an oid post from 2017. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. I am a 63 very active woman. Received my first Shingrix dose 3 months ago. Muscle pain. Redness, itching, swelling, warmth, bruising, or pain at the injection site may occur. Miserable night. Anecdotal reports of Shingrix side effects don’t come as a surprise, says Dr. Kathleen Dooling, a medical officer and shingles expert with the CDC’s Division of Viral Diseases. 70 yr old male. Like every vaccine, Shingrix has the potential for side effects, although so far, none seem particularly worrisome. Even took 400 mg ibruphen with no relief.”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “Had shingles part 2 shot around 2 pm -started having pains in my arm bones later that evening. Robert Lowes October 25, 2017The federal government's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted 8 to 7 today to recommend a new recombinant and adjuvanted herpes zoster vaccine (Shingrix, GlaxoSmithKline) over a live, attenuated virus version (Zostavax, Merck) for adults 50 years of age and older. A bit achy and uncomfortable for a day. I was vaccinated with Shingrex yesterday. I have seen people with Shingles and this pain is minor comparatively. Severe allergic reactions are less common and include: hives, swelling of the face/throat, difficulty breathing, a … Later, I still felt awful & developed a heart rate that was too low. I went to Publix and got the second Pneumonia vaccine and the second Shingrix on the same day, big mistake. Next day arm is about useless. By the night of the 18th my arm was quite sore and swollen at the site. It has now been a week since I received the vaccine and I continue to develop a rash like clockwork every evening around 6pm. Within 2 hours arm was very sore, could not sleep on that side. Available for Android and iOS devices. I would do just about anything to avoid shingles. Of course, do what you want but I would say get one vaccine then go back in a few weeks and get the second.”, “Got the first Shingrix injection today, Oct. 5. This information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. When you live alone, it would be a disaster. My arm is sore, but I can deal with the arm. Although Zostavax requires only one dose, Shingrix requires two, which could dampen patient uptake. The following side effects may occur after receiving SHINGRIX: Very Common (these may occur with more than 1 in 10 doses of the vaccine): Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site Side effects from first dose of vaccine was severe chills, mild headache and mild nausea. Dizzy 3. So - better, but requiring two doses and with more local side-effects. My arm swelled a lot and was hot and painful to the touch. Sigh. My husband drove me to and from getting the vaccination. Subscribe to Drugs.com newsletters for the latest medication news, new drug approvals, alerts and updates. Day 3, fatigue, mild headache, sore muscles, neck pain, sore joints, injection site tender to the touch but less painful than previous 2 days. "Physicians look to us to make recommendations based on the evidence in front of us," said Kelly Moore, MD, MPH, director of the immunization program in the Tennessee Department of Health. Yesterday had the second dose and within two hours felt like hit by a truck - chills / body aches / diarrhea. Find recent orders, do a return or exchange, create a Wish List & more. And the group voted 12 to 3 in favor of immunizing these same adults with Shingrix even if they already had been vaccinated with Zostavax, which is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for adults ages 50 years and older, but recommended by the ACIP for adults aged 60 years and older. I will say that where I receive the vaccine has been so sore, all the up into my shoulder. Protect yourself from this painful illness of Shingles. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information -. Appeared about 10 hours after getting the vaccine. !”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “First injection resulted in arm soreness, 10 hours later a fever started around 101 degrees which lasted a day. I have to go back for a second injection and seen ratings and I am concerned it’s going to happen again”, For Herpes Zoster, Prophylaxis: “I'm a healthy 53 year old. Throwing Up The ACIP heard from CDC epidemiologist Kathleen Dooling, MD, MPH, that although the two vaccines have not underdone head-to-head trials, the estimated efficacy of Shingrix significantly tops that of Zostavax across all age groups. His office did not have any Shingrix on hand at the moment, and suggested I get it done at a pharmacy. I don't mind getting one from them because it's just a shot. Happy Birthday to me! I just got a slightly sore arm and a mild temperature. Skin rash, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, headaches and fatigue are some complaints from patients who've had the recently approved Shingrix vaccine. So - better, but requiring two doses and with more local side-effects. Enough so that when I rolled over on it in my sleep, it woke me up. 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