The common side effects after the AstraZeneca vaccine are more likely after the first dose of vaccine.
After the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, more than 1 in 10 people may experience:
- feeling tired
- tenderness, bruising, pain, redness or itching in the arm where they had the vaccine injection
- muscle pain
- joint pain
- nausea, diarrhoea or vomiting
- fever (temperature of 38 degrees Celsius or above)
More than 1 in 100 people may have redness or swelling where they had the injection.