Medications


Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (Emergency Use Authorization) Injectable Suspension

Uses

Instructions

This medicine is given as an injection into a muscle.

This medicine should be given by a trained health care provider.

Please tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the medicines you take. Include both prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbal medicines, or anything else you take for your health.

Continue to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and follow other safety guidelines to protect yourself and those around you until otherwise directed.

Cautions

This medicine is not recommended for use in children younger than 18.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include trouble breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness.

Speak with your health care provider before receiving any vaccinations.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Ask your pharmacist if this medicine can interact with any of your other medicines. Be sure to tell them about all the medicines you take.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • lack of energy and tiredness
  • fever
  • headaches
  • reaction at the area of the injection (pain, redness, swelling)
  • muscle pain
  • nausea

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • severe or persistent abdominal pain
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • swelling of the legs, feet, and hands
  • fainting
  • severe or persistent headache
  • feeling of numbness or tingling in your hands and feet
  • small red, purple or brown spots on the skin
  • seizures
  • shortness of breath
  • difficulty speaking
  • difficulty swallowing
  • unsteadiness while walking
  • blurring or changes of vision
  • weakness
  • sudden or unexplained weight gain

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Extra

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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