What will Covid-19 vaccinees do when they encounter side effects? The Ministry of Health announced on the "Covid-19 Vaccine Information Platform" page, what to do when people with Covid-19 vaccine encounter side effects.
On the "Covid-19 Vaccine Information Platform" page, which was created by the Ministry of Health and contains all kinds of details about the Covid-19 vaccine, it was explained how to follow any side effects after vaccination. The following were noted regarding the common situations that may be encountered after vaccination and the supportive approaches for these mild cases:
“Pain / swelling / redness in the area where the vaccine was applied: Position your arm, where the vaccine was administered, in a high position. Apply cold. (Example: Applying a towel soaked with cold water to the vaccine area, etc. Meanwhile, direct ice contact to the skin should be avoided.) Painkillers containing paracetamol can be used.
Fatigue: Rest, make sure you drink enough.
Slight fever, chills Rest, make sure you have enough fluids, you can use paracetamol-containing painkillers.
Headache: You can use paracetamol pain relievers.
Muscle / joint pain: Rest, make sure you have enough fluids, you can use paracetamol-containing painkillers.
Vomiting, diarrhea: You can supplement plenty of fluids and regulate your diet according to diarrhea diet.
If there is too much vomiting that cannot be taken orally, liquid and food may be lost, so please consult a healthcare institution.
After the Covid-19 vaccine application, if there is any discomfort that is thought to be related to the vaccine, the nearest health institution should be consulted. "