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Write-up: Information has been received from a 67 year old male consumer with high blood pressure and enlarged prostate who on 08-JUL-2006 was vaccinated SC in the left arm with a 0.5 ml dose of varicella-zoster virus vaccine live (Merck). Concomitant therapy included Terazosin hydrochloride (HYTRIN) and testosterone gel. On 13-JUL-2006 the patient experienced soreness in the left arm where the shot was administered. By 14-JUL-2006 the patient had severe muscle pain in the left arm. Aspirin was taken and alleviated the pain. On 15-JUL-2006 the patient developed a fever of 101 degrees. The fever dissipated by the morning of 16-JUL-2006. Unspecified medical attention was sought. The patient recovered on 17-JUL-2006. There was no product quality complaint involved. Additional information has been requested. Follow up - information received from the physician indicated that he did not have any information from the patient about any adverse reactions. Additional information in not expected.
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