TABLE 2.

Adverse events after vaccination with Adacela

Adverse eventIntensityFrequency after Adacel (%)
Pain at injection siteAny65.7
Moderate15.1
Severe1.1
Erythema at injection siteAny24.7
Moderate8.0
Severe6.2
Swelling at injection siteAny21.0
Moderate7.6
Severe5.8
Axillary node swellingAny6.5
Moderate1.2
Severe0.1
Fever of ≥38°CAny1.4
Moderate0.4
Severe0
ChillsAny8.1
Moderate1.3
Severe0.7
NauseaAny9.2
Moderate2.5
Severe0.8
VomitingAny3.0
Moderate1.0
Severe0.5
DiarrheaAny10.3
Moderate2.2
Severe0.5
HeadacheAny33.9
Moderate11.4
Severe2.8
Generalized body ache/myalgiasAny21.9
Moderate6.1
Severe1.2
FatigueAny24.3
Moderate6.9
Severe1.3
Arthralgia/swollen jointsAny9.1
Moderate2.5
Severe0.5
RashAny2.0
  • a Adapted from reference 36.