Common questions

What medications interfere with vaccines?

What medications interfere with vaccines?

It is likely that some medications, especially steroids and anti-inflammatory medications, can affect your response to the vaccine. These medications might make the vaccine less effective for you. The effect of medications on vaccines has been studied a great deal in children.

Can you take medication after a flu shot?

It’s best to avoid common pain relievers after a flu shot because they can dilute the power of the vaccine, according to research conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

What drugs interact with Moderna vaccine?

Most frequently checked interactions

  • amlodipine.
  • aspirin.
  • Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
  • atorvastatin.
  • fluticasone nasal.
  • gabapentin.
  • ibuprofen.
  • levothyroxine.

Can you get a flu shot while taking Imuran?

Azathioprine may lower your body’s resistance and the vaccine may not work as well or you might get the infection the vaccine is meant to prevent. In addition, you should not be around other persons living in your household who receive live virus vaccines because there is a chance they could pass the virus on to you.

Which three general conditions are contraindications to yellow fever vaccine?

Contraindications to receiving YF vaccine include age <6 months, hypersensitivity to vaccine components, and various forms of altered immunity (including symptomatic HIV infection or HIV infection with severe immunosuppression).

Can I have the Covid vaccine while on steroids?

Can I have the vaccine if I am taking steroids? It’s fine for you to have the vaccine while you’re taking steroids. There’s no reason to delay the vaccine if you’re taking steroids, or have recently had a steroid injection or finished a course of steroid treatment.

Is it OK to take aspirin after a flu shot?

What you should do about this interaction: Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know if you have been taking any products that contain a salicylate, such as aspirin, before getting your flu vaccination. Do not use any salicylates to treat any side effects from your flu vaccination.

Can I take Zyrtec after flu shot?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between influenza virus vaccine, inactivated and Zyrtec. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What side effects does prednisone have?

Prednisone may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • headache.
  • dizziness.
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
  • inappropriate happiness.
  • extreme changes in mood.
  • changes in personality.
  • bulging eyes.
  • acne.

Can I have the Covid vaccine if I’m on steroids?

Is 50mg of azathioprine a lot?

The usual dose is 150-200 mg a day but the dose can vary depending on your weight and tolerance of the medication. Start with one 50 mg tablet daily usually in the morning with a meal. After one week, you should have your blood drawn.

Can I have a flu shot while on prednisone?

While you are being treated with prednisone, do not have any immunizations (vaccines) without your doctor’s approval. Prednisone may lower your body’s resistance and the vaccine may not work as well or you might get the infection the vaccine is meant to prevent.