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INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336403
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/23/2008. Male patient, 60.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: cardioversion, chest x-ray abnormal, chest discomfort, chest pain, death"Chest tightness, shortness of breath, and rapid demise to death within 4 hours of receiving vaccine. 1/7/09-records received for ED DOS 9/29/08-presented to ED with C/O chest pain, while enroute to ED became diaphoretic, SOB required cardioconversion, intubation. V fib. DX and COD-Pulmonary embolus. Expired 9/29/08. 2/9/09-COD-pulmonary embolism.". No acute illness"Pernicious anemia; CAD; MI; Lumbar disc disease; Peripheral neuropathy; Hypothyroidism; Cardiomyopathy; GERD; Cervical disc disease; Nonunion R hip fx-repaired; AODM; BPH; MOTRIN; MYCARDIS; PREVACID; FLOMAX; trimethoprim 1/7/09-records received-PMH: CHF, pancreatitis, UTI, Diabetic, coronary stents. Stroke."1/7/09-records received-Chest x-ray infiltrate at left lung base and possible infiltrate right upper lobe. . During the same period patient was treated with LEVAQUIN; LOPRESSOR; NEURONTIN; ELAVIL. Patient died on 9//08/09/2.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337341
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/14/2009. Female patient, 26.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: chest discomfort, cough, dyspnoea, palpitations, upper respiratory tract congestion"4 hours after shot administered, felt chest pressure, heart pounding, congested chest & cough. Breathing problems also which lasted about 25 minutes, rest of symptoms persisted for about 3.5 hours.". nonenone . During the same period patient was treated with none. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337615
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/16/2009. Male patient, 33.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: chest discomfort, cough, dyspnoea, eye pruritus, eye swelling"eyes itching, tightness in chest, cough, swelling around his eyes and a bit of difficulty breathing. It was about 4 hours after the shot.". . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 338260
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/26/2009. Male patient, 18.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: anxiety, atrial fibrillation, bradycardia, bundle branch block, cardiac ablation"3-4 hours after being vaccinated pt. began having SOB and then palpitations with heart racing. Pt. taken to ER and admitted with tachycardia and BBB. Pt. diagnosed with Wolf-Parkinson-White Syndrome and treated with cardioablation and B-blocker therapy. 2/2/09 PCP records received for 18 yr old PE dated 1/7/09. PE WNL. Flu shot given. F/U note that pt began having SOB and heart racing that pm. Dx: Wolfe-Parkinson-White syndrome and had a cardioablation and placed on B-blocker. 2/20/09 MR received for DOS 1/8-13/2009 with Final DX: Atrial fibrillation. Anxiety state. Reflux disease. Pt presented with 1 day hx of intermittent palpitations with SOB. Atrial fib with rapid ventricular response noted on EKG on arrival in ED, one episode of SVT. Admitted and started on Beta blockers. Episode of bradycardia in the 40's on 1/11/09 and chest pressure that pm. CP likely GERD. AV node ablation performed with resolution of arrhythmia. D/C on Beta blocker.". NoneNone. PMH: EIA. T&A. allergic to beestings.EKG in ER showed IRBBB and tachycardia. Echocardiogram and CXR negative. Labs and Diagnostics: EP study abnormal-recuurant AV nodal echo beats. CXR WNL. Myoglobin WNL. Serial cardiac enzymes WNL except final Troponin I 0.57. Echo (+) . During the same period patient was treated with None at the time of vaccination.. Patient was hospitalized Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339928
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/22/2009. Male patient, 28.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: chest discomfort, headache, injection site swelling, pain, pyrexia"Rash on (R) deltoid, fever, swelling at injection site, body aches, chest tightness, headache. Pt seen by PA at Medical Clinic on 1/22/09. Recommended Ibuprofen and Benadryl prn.". NonePCN allergyNone . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 345922
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 05/07/2009. Female patient, 17.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: chest discomfort, crying, nausea, , "Pt had vaccines (shots) for flu, polio, & yellow fever- She also started oral typhoid vaccine on 5/05/09. She awoke 5/06/09 @ 6am with nausea by 9am was crying & shaking & felt "tight" in chest. Returned home- We advised mom to take her to her doctor's office, Dr advised D/C oral typhoid.". NoneNone . Patient recovered.


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