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INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336494
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/24/2008. Female patient, 34.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, skin warm, , "3 1/2 X 5 inch raised, erythematous area to right deltoid warm to touch. Vaccine given 12-22-08, reaction began on 12-23-08 around 1:00 pm. Reaction evaluated 12/24/08 @ clinic. Instructed ct if redness, swelling increases she need to go to ER. Due to Holiday ct to RTC 12-29-08 for reevaluation. 12-29-08 ct rtc for re-evaluation; erythema at swelling minimal. Ct went to ER 12-24-08. Given SOLUMEDROL, BENADRYL, pain medication. Release of information sent to ER for visit records.". NoHIV positiveNone . During the same period patient was treated with KALETRA; BUSPAR; TRUVACH. Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336610
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/06/2009. Female patient, child 9.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, skin warm, swelling, tenderness, "Pt presented with approx 5 cm area of redness, sl warmth but minimal swelling. Mildly tender. No streaking. Rx'd Tylenol or Motrin for discomfort.". Chronic vomiting assoc with history of esophageal dilatation."Allergic to pollen, chronic vomiting." . During the same period patient was treated with "OMEPRAZOLE 20 MG CAP, DELAYED RELEASE SOLIA 0.15 MG-30 MCG TAB (DESOGESTREL-ETHINYL ESTRADIOL) FLUCONAZOLE 150 MG TAB LORATADINE 10 MG TAB". Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 336835
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/08/2009. Female patient, child 5.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: oedema peripheral, pruritus, skin warm, , Received the shots on 10/23/2008 at 19:45 pm. After 24 hours developed itching and swelling of the forearm that extended to the entire arm. The are also became warm after 48 hrs. The swelling subsided after two weeks. She was only given Ibuprofen syrup. NoneShe is allergic to Amoxcillin but she outgrew it . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337751
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 11/29/2008. Female patient, 69.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: anorexia, erythema, induration, pain, skin warm"Redness, induration, just below deltoid area L arm began 24 hrs after injections of influenza & pneumonia vaccine. Achey & aneretis at onset, + 48 hrs area of redness warm & mildly tender at onset.". Cholesterol Check up onlyNone . During the same period patient was treated with SECLIST. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 337800
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 01/10/2009. Female patient, 50.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, full blood count, oedema peripheral, pyrexia, skin warm"Fever developed; Right arm red, swollen, hot from upper deltoid to mid humerus- started KEFLUX & ROCEPLIN 2gm 1mx 3 days -> improvement is WBC, SXS, arm redness & fever". UR1Allergic rhinitis.CBC; WBC 19.7 . During the same period patient was treated with Allergy ZITHROMAX - given 1/7 FORURX. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339166
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/06/2009. Female patient, 72.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, lymph node pain, oedema peripheral, pain in extremity, pruritus"Day after vaccine, left deltoid became red and swollen. Tender and warm to touch. Over the next several days signs and symptoms progressively worsened down arm to elbow area. On 1/14/09, client saw PMD, Dr. Brearly at Lexington Family Practice. Signs and symptoms continued through 1/15/09. C/O slight itching of arm, denies numbness. C/O lymph nodes in groin tender. Dr. Brearly prescribed prednisone 5 mg X 4 days, cipro 500 mg bid X 4 days, cool/warm compresses.". none reportednone . Patient recovered.


INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 339918
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 12/12/2008. Female patient, child 9.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: blister, rash erythematous, skin warm, torticollis, "2 day history of rash prior to presentation. On exam, 12cm x 15 cm around erythematous rash lat/post. (L) arm warm to touch, multiple bullae laterally -> given prednisone, KEFLEX pt also presented with torticollis 2 weeks later -> given MOTRIN, BENADRYL". mild wheezingAllergy-ASA . During the same period patient was treated with PPD. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340298
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/13/2009. Male patient, child 8.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, induration, injection site pain, injection site vesicles, skin warm"Child presents with pain in upper right arm. Outer aspect of upper arm is noted to be red, raised, increased temp hard & 35 mm x 25 mm blistered weaping area noted in center of site.". Mom reports - mild dry coughNoneUnknown - Pt sent for M.D. evaluation on 2-13-09. . During the same period patient was treated with None. Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 340669
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 02/20/2009. Female patient, child 11.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: erythema, oedema peripheral, skin warm, , "Received a BOOSTRIX vaccine (R) arm 10/30/08. Seen on 11/2/08 area red swollen, hot to touch". None . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 341889
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 03/01/2009. Male patient, child 5.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: abdominal discomfort, abdominal distension, arthralgia, blood pressure decreased, c-reactive protein normal"By 11/28 evening upper left arm was red, swollen, itchy. Following day, more swelling, hot to touch, very itchy. 4 a.m. 12/14, severe swelling in knees, wrists, entire left arm huge and hot, hives over whole body, fever, itchy pain. ER, vomiting, dropping blood pressure, swelling and rash whole body. Dx serum sickness. Symptoms lasted 3-4 weeks. 2 days in hospital. Wheezing, swollen lips, trouble walking. A lot of joint pain. 3/20/09 Received PCP medical records of 12/3/08-3/2/2009. FINAL DX: serum sickness, amoxicillin vs vaccines Records reveal patient w/persistent cough & postnasal drip x 3-4 wks when seen 12/3 w/poor sleep secondary to cough. Initially had URI w/croup, phlegm now dx w/sinusitis & tx w/oral antibiotics. Exam on 12/12 was well child, had been seen in OT but stopped some time prior, being watched for social lag. RTC 12/16 s/p hospital admit visit for swelling of lips, knees & wrists. Tx w/nebs & antihistamines. Now had tongue tickling, sleepiness, urticarial rash all over, left arm very swollen, purplish, hot, swollen joints. Followup w/allergist. Allergy consult 1/9/09. FINAL DX: serum sickness like reaction likely penicillin allergy Suggested patient have FluMist in future. Continued to have wheezing & tx w/nebs. Abdominal distension/discomfort was likely due to constipation. Had trace proteinuria in hospital & UA repeated but not included. Was to return in 2 wks. 4/10/09 Received hospital medical records of 12/14-12/15/2008. FINAL DX: serum sickness Records reveal patient experineced pruritic erythematous maculopapular lesions and red swollen left arm, bilateral knee pain w/swelling x 2 days. Tx w/antihistamines, NSAIDs & nebs. Had orthostatic hypotension w/dizziness & nausea/vomiting in ER & tx w/IVF w/improvement. D/C to home w/PCP f/u. Clinic visit 12/29/2008 s/p hospitalization. FINAL DX: serum sickness like reaction, suspect amoxicillin reaction Doing well w/rare use of NSAID for joint pain, daily zyrtec & intermittent albuterol for coughing. Meds were". "Cough (lingering) ("sinusitis")""none PMH: recent sinusitis & on amoxicillin at admit. Hives, viral illness, bronchitis, OM, nosebleeds. Family hx: eczema, hypothyroidism, GERD, IBS.""Serum Sickness LABS:WBC 15.85(H), lymphs 22.0(L), neutros 72.4(H). ESR 5(N), CRP<0.5(N). Complement C3(N), C4 15.4(L). UA w/trace ketones/protein." . During the same period patient was treated with "amoxicillin, Day 10". Patient was hospitalized Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 344211
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 04/15/2009. Female patient, child 1.1 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: convulsion, skin warm, , , "On 4/14/09 mother reported child had seizure 1 hr after arriving home from getting vaccines on 12/16/08. Skin was "very hot." Child was taken to local ER. 3 wks later, child was reported to have had another seizure at daycare.". None known . Patient recovered.

INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) Side Effects Report # 346220
INFLUENZA (FLUZONE) side effect was reported on 05/12/2009. Male patient, child 4.0 years of age, was vaccinated with INFLUENZA (FLUZONE). After vaccination, patient experienced the following side effects: body temperature increased, bronchitis, crying, dyspnoea, heart rate increased"5-7-09 Crying, sore arms, couldn't move arms; temp 105 degrees F; mother gave Tylenol suppository; child projectile vomiting. Tylenol lowered fever but not completely. 5-8-09 Fever broke 1pm; couldn't move both arms; left arm swollen twice size of right arm; hot to touch. 5-9-09 Arms same, running nose. 5-10-09 7am Difficulty breathing, increased heart rate; 1pm to ER; Diagnosis: Bronchitis". nonenormal seasonal allergiesn/a . During the same period patient was treated with none. Patient recovered.


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