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Injection site induration

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336553
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/30/2008. Male patient, child 1.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site discomfort, injection site induration, injection site mass, injection site vesicles, "Vaccines administered in L thigh on 12/18/08. On 12/26/08, 4 vesicles appeared @ injection site. Slight firm mass underneath, some discomfort.". NoneNoneNone . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336872
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/19/2008. Female patient, 15.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site rash, injection site warmth, "Rec'd varicella and FLUZONE R arm 12/15/2008. Mother reports today an area " 3"x4", that is warm, red, hard and rashy" at the injection site R arm.". NoneNone . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 338136
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/07/2009. Female patient, 54.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injected limb mobility decreased, injection site induration, injection site swelling, pain, "Client reports shortly after the shot, it is hard to pinpoint when it started a knot came up on (L) arm where the injection went in and had some swelling. It gradually kept getting worse. I can't lift my (L) arm up and I can't put it behind my back (to fasten my bra). Reports soreness after flu shot. States pain shoots down her (L) arm. States went to her doctor and he recommended sports medicine. Client states.". NoneDiagnosed with Lupus about 10 years agoNone . During the same period patient was treated with None (except vitamins). Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340057
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/03/2009. Female patient, child 1.9 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site swelling, , "R Lat, post thigh with mild erythema, taut with some mild dimpling swelling (med). 3 puncture sites visible in 3-4 cm diameter area.". . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340078
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported . Female patient, child 2.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site swelling, injection site warmth, "Patient with swelling, induration, warmth and ,mild erythema of left thigh.". NoAllergy to chicken pox vaccine . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340527
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/19/2009. Female patient, child 8.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site swelling, , Received flu shot 2-16-09 came to office 2-18-09 left upper arm red & swollen & hard 5 cm no rash. NoNoneNone . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 343313
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported . NA patient was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, , , L Leg 4 cm erythema and induration.. None . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 344376
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 04/17/2009. Male patient, child 0.5 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site warmth, , "Erythematous, warm 7X7 cm. induration left lateral thigh.". Serous Otitis Media . During the same period patient was treated with TMPS 5 ML B.I.D.. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 347367
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 05/15/2009. Female patient, child 1.1 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site erythema, injection site induration, injection site mass, injection site warmth, urticaria"Information has been received from a registered nurse (RN) concerning a 13 month old female with eczema who on 31-Oct-2008 was vaccinated subcutaneously in the left triceps with a 0.5ml dose of VARIVAX (Oka/Merck) (Lot#661649/1156X). Concomitant therapy included acetaminophen (Tylenol). On 10-Nov-2008 the patient developed a red nodule at injection site that was warm to touch. On 13-Nov-2008 the patient had an office visit and was examined by physician. On that day the patient had a non-tender by 1 cm erythematous patch with a 1cm induration at the injection site. The patient was treated with Hydrocortisone cream. At the time of the report, 13-Nov-2008, the patient had not recovered from the events. Follow-up information was received from the R.N. on 08-Jan-2009 concerning a 13 month old white female with eczema. On 31-Oct-2008, at 9:00 a.m. the patient was vaccinated subcutaneously in the left tricep with a first dose of VARIVAX (Oka/Merck) (Lot#561649/1156X). On the same day, at 9:00am, the patient also received a first dose of MMR II (Lot # 662437/1251X) subcutaneously in the right tricep and a first dose of FLUZONE (lot#UT2782CA) intramuscularly in the left deltoid. There was no illness at the time of vaccination. On 10-Nov-2008, the patient developed bump at the left tricep area. On 13-Nov-2008 the patient came into the office for observation. She had a 2cm by 1cm area pink patch with induration (1cm). The area had no apparent tenderness and was not warm. It was reported that the area "was warm prior and also was more red" and the "site was improving". The patient was not afebrile. Topical hydrocortisone acetate cream was placed to the area. The patient recovered on an unspecified date. Information / Follow-up information received on 08-Jan-2009 contained the following adverse experiences: hives with eggs (November 2008). Additional information is not expected.". EczemaNone . During the same period patient was treated with Tylenol. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 352633
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 07/28/2009. Male patient, child 3.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: injection site induration, , , , L lateral upper extremity with " 4 cm area of blanching erythema with smaller area firmness palpated subcutaneously directly below.. nonenone . During the same period patient was treated with none. Patient recovered.


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