May 20, 2022

Should children take paracetamol or a painkiller right after taking Covaxin?

  • Bharat Biotech advised if children (aged 15-18) will need to take painkillers or paracetamol after taking Covaxin.

Updated Jan 06, 2022 2:18 PM IST

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Updated on 06 Jan 2022 14:18 IST

Bharat Biotech informed that there is no need to take paracetamol or painkillers after receiving a dose of Covaxin. (Reuters)

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An organization in Hyderabad informed on Wednesday that children can take 500 milligrams of paracetamol after vaccination.  (Reuters)

Updated on 06 Jan 2022 14:18 IST

An organization in Hyderabad informed on Wednesday that children can take 500 milligrams of paracetamol after vaccination. (Reuters)

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Bharat Biotech said minimal amounts of side effects were seen in the 30,000 volunteers after vaccination.  However, the side effects are negligible and therefore painkillers are not necessary.  (Reuters)

Updated on 06 Jan 2022 14:18 IST

Bharat Biotech said minimal amounts of side effects were seen in the 30,000 volunteers after vaccination. However, the side effects are negligible and therefore painkillers are not necessary. (Reuters)

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Bharat Biotech further added that it is only on doctor's recommendation that the drugs can be taken.  (Bloomberg)

Updated on 06 Jan 2022 14:18 IST

Bharat Biotech further added that it is only on doctor’s recommendation that the drugs can be taken. (Bloomberg)

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Since January 3, children in the age group of 15-18 years have been receiving the covid vaccine - Covaxin.  (Hindustan Times)

Updated on 06 Jan 2022 14:18 IST

Since January 3, children in the age group of 15-18 years have been receiving the covid vaccine – Covaxin. (Hindustan Times)

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