Amid the COVID-19 vaccination, people above 18 years of age are being vaccinated across the country against the novel coronavirus.
The individuals after getting vaccinated are reporting mild and moderate side effects while. The most common symptoms after vaccination include body aches. And then, people choose painkillers.
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the use of pain killers before getting the Covid-19 vaccine was not recommended to prevent the possible side effects.
A report stated that the painkillers may affect the efficacy of the vaccine. What if someone has fever, pain, headache, muscle pain after the COVID-19 vaccination?
The WHO stated that painkillers or paracetamol can be used after the vaccination to control side effects such as pain, fever, headache, or muscle pain, but not before vaccination.
In a statement, the global health body stated that several fake posts claimed that taking a pain killer before getting the coronavirus vaccine can avoid possible side effects of the vaccine.
A spokesperson said that taking paracetamol before getting the Covid-19 vaccine was not recommended to prevent side effects.
However, in case of side effects like headache, fever, muscle pain, painkillers or paracetamol can be taken but after vaccination.