Take OTC meds to manage side-effects of vaccine, says CDC

People who experience pain, swelling, fatigue, fever and chills after getting the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines should see a doctor before taking over-the-counter medications. – EPA pic, February 23, 2021.

SIDE effects such as pain and swelling at the shot area, fatigue, headache, fever and chills are common for Moderna and Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine recipients, Xinhua news agency citing CNBC said in a recent health report.

People who experience such side effects may take over-the-counter (OTC) pain pills after the shot to alleviate these symptoms, said the CNBC report, with reference to United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendations.

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