Attenuated live viruses. These areweakened viruses.
Killed viruses or bacteria. These aredead viruses.
Toxoid. These contain a toxin producedby a bacterium.
Biosynthetic. These contain syntheticsubstances.All of these vaccines are administeredthrough injections. In many cases, patientswill experience side effects. These aretypically mild and may include fever andredness or soreness at the injection site,including soreness of the muscle used for the injection. A physician will typicallysuggest a pain reliever and fever reducer such as
to treat such sideeffects. It should be noted that certain typesof nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories(NSAIDs), including
,which are often used to relieve pain, fever and/or inflammation may react with the