Vaccinations for adults with asthma

6) Advice following Immunisation

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Most people will have no side effects.

If you have a sore or red area on your arm try applying a cold cloth.

If you have a headache or slight fever drink plenty of fluids and take regular doses of paracetamol (but do not exceed the recommended dose).

If you have increased breathlessness, swelling or a rash in the few days after vaccination contact your doctor or nurse.

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