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From the 10/8/2021 release of VAERS data:

Found 32,651 cases where Vaccine is COVID19 and Symptom is Anaphylactic reaction or Anaphylactic shock or Anaphylactoid reaction or Anaphylactoid shock or Swollen tongue or Tongue paralysis or Tongue pruritus or Urticaria or Urticaria aquagenic or Urticaria cholinergic or Urticaria chronic or Urticaria contact or Urticaria generalised or Urticarial vasculitis or Urticaria papular or Urticaria pigmentosa or Urticaria pressure or Urticaria thermal or Urticaria vesiculosa



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VAERS ID: 903243 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 49.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Arizona  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-17
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 AR / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Blood glucose normal, Blood urea increased, C-reactive protein increased, Full blood count normal, International normalised ratio normal, Metabolic function test normal, Nausea, Pharyngeal swelling, Swelling face, Throat irritation, Urticaria
SMQs:, Acute renal failure (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Chronic kidney disease (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Tumour lysis syndrome (broad), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Apixaban 5mg BID Metformin 500mg Daily Chlorthalidone 12.5mg weekly Metoprolol 100mg ER BID Clonidine 0.1mg Q8H Atorvastatin 20mg QPM Magnesium Oxide 400mg Daily Tramadol 50mg Q6H Diphenhydramine Q6H PRN Epinephrine 0.3MG Injector PRN serio
Current Illness: Strep Pharyngitis 11/29/20; resolved at time of vaccination
Preexisting Conditions: Essential Hypertension Protein C Deficiency Lumbosacral Radiculopathy Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Pulmonary Embolism
Allergies: Iodonated Contrast media
Diagnostic Lab Data: CRP- 11.0 Glucose- 182 BUN- 29 INR- 1.1 Remained of CMP and CBC are WNL
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient developed hives, facial swelling, throat swelling/itching, and nausea approximately 13min after vaccination while in observation. Patient immediately taken to Emergency Department where epinephrine was given IM in the left thigh followed by 125mg IV solumedrol, 50mg IV benadryl, 1000mL NS, and 20mg IV famotidine. Hemodynamically stable throughout ED course.


VAERS ID: 903327 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 61.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Oregon  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / UNK - / -

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Anaphylactic reaction, Diarrhoea, Immediate post-injection reaction, Malaise, Nausea, Oropharyngeal discomfort, Rash, Vomiting
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Anaphylactic/anaphylactoid shock conditions (narrow), Pseudomembranous colitis (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Noninfectious diarrhoea (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Diabetes
Allergies: None
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient reported that she started to feel unwell immediately after the vaccine with some nausea. She presented to the Emergency Department where she was treated by myself approximately 17 hours vaccine administration. She was having vomiting, diarrhea, diffuse rash, and throat discomfort. She was successfully treated for anaphylaxis and was able to discharge to home.


VAERS ID: 903373 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 40.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Arkansas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dizziness, Pain, Urticaria
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Vestibular disorders (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: lexapro 20mg, tramadol 50mg
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: scoliosis
Allergies: Doxycycline
Diagnostic Lab Data: Took Claritin and stayed at work and finished her shift
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Dizzy,Hives on neck and chest, body aches


VAERS ID: 903380 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 50.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Texas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-15
Onset:2020-12-18
   Days after vaccination:3
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH AK5730 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Ocular hyperaemia, Swelling, Urticaria
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Haemodynamic oedema, effusions and fluid overload (narrow), Glaucoma (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Vitamin C, mirtazapine, tamoxifen, olanzapine, levothyroxine, pantoprazole, lamotrigine, and Immune Response (OTC)
Current Illness: mild seasonal allergies
Preexisting Conditions: breast cancer survivor, hypothyroidism
Allergies: nka
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: hives all over body. with swelling.. Red eyes.


VAERS ID: 903389 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 52.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Florida  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Senior Living       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Headache, Pruritus, Urticaria
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? Yes
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Atorvastatin, glyburide, lisinopril, metformin, nitroglycerine, topiramate
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies: Fish, seafood, iodine
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Urticaria, pruritis, headache


VAERS ID: 903400 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 55.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: New York  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK5730 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dyskinesia, Dyspnoea, Feeling hot, Flushing, Intensive care, Respiratory arrest, Urticaria, Wheezing
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Angioedema (narrow), Asthma/bronchospasm (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Dyskinesia (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (narrow), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Eosinophilic pneumonia (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Respiratory failure (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? Yes
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, 2 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations: Rabies vaccine
Other Medications: Atorvastatin 20 mg once daily
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Severe allergies
Allergies: Fish Iodine Shellfish Rabies vaccine
Diagnostic Lab Data: NA
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 5 minutes after the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine administration, the patient developed flushing, hives, felt warm and eventually short of breath. She started to wheeze and was wheeled into ER c/o "I can''t breathe while holding throat and thrashing with facial flushness noted. PT took 2 Benadryls and had several Epi shots. She was then discharged from the ER and later on that day, started to feel short of breath again. In the ED today she was audibly gasping for air, however had no wheezing, had a normal saturation and a normal blood pressure. She had taken another dose of her EpiPen IM and diphenhydramine 50 mg by mouth prior to coming. She was then admitted to the hospital for further observation. While on the floor, she started to feel short of breath again (about 9 am on 12/18/2020), which required an RRT . Patient received another dose of diphenhydramine IV, methylprednisolone 125 mg IV and several doses of IM epinephrine. She also required oxygen. She was then transferred to an ICU for further care.


VAERS ID: 903429 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 45.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Oklahoma  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 RA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dysphonia, Dyspnoea, Flushing, Hypertension, Hypoaesthesia oral, Oral discomfort, Paraesthesia, Tachycardia, Throat tightness, Urticaria
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Angioedema (narrow), Peripheral neuropathy (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Parkinson-like events (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Pulmonary hypertension (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Hypertension (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad), Dehydration (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Levothyroxine Zoloft Doxycycline Mirvaso topical
Current Illness: none
Preexisting Conditions: Hypothyroid Anxiety
Allergies: IV contrast
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Pin and needle feeling throughout body with flushing and hives. Mouth and throat felt tight with numbness sensation in mouth. Voice became very raspy and breathing felt somewhat difficult. Tachycardiac and Hypertensive Reported to the ED, received 50 mg IV Benadryl, 125mg Solu-medrol and 40 mg Pepcid, symptoms began to suside after about 5-10 minutes. Had report throat tightness at approximately 1700 and self medicated with Benadryl 2 times throughout the evening.


VAERS ID: 903433 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 57.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Kansas  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EH9899 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Public       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Inappropriate schedule of product administration, Paraesthesia oral, Swollen tongue
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Oropharyngeal allergic conditions (narrow), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Medication errors (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Medication List As of 12/17/2020 ?3:24 PM Calcium Citrate-Vitamin D 315-200 MG-UNIT Oral 3 TIMES DAILY Patient taking differently: Take 1 tablet by mouth 2 (two) times daily. DULoxetine HCl 30 MG TAKE 3 CAPSULES(90 MG) BY MOUTH DAILY
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: She has a past medical history of Cirrhosis of liver with ascites (2008), Depression, Diabetes mellitus type I, Double vision, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), Hearing loss, History of liver transplant, History of stroke (2008), Hyperlipidemia, Obstructive sleep apnea, OSA (obstructive sleep apnea), Osteoporosis, Pain, chronic, Psoriasis (2015), Psoriatic arthropathy, and Squamous cell skin cancer (07/10/2019). She has a past surgical history that includes Liver transplant (2008); Breast reduction surgery; reduction mammoplasty; Colonoscopy (2009); pr colonoscopy w/biopsy single/multiple (2014); knee surgery; Cholecystectomy; Incisional hernia repair (2015); and Breast biopsy (Right, 2015).
Allergies: Sulfa antibiotics
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient was seen at COVID Vaccine Clinic today for her first dose of the COVID 19 vaccination. She denied any history of previous adverse reactions to vaccines. She reports that she also had a shingles and pneumonia vaccination on Monday 12/14/2020. She confirmed with both her PCP and transplant specialist that okay to receive all vaccinations. ? She was given the Pfizer vaccination in the right deltoid muscle. ? During her 15 minute waiting period after the injection, the patient began to experience tongue tingling and swelling specific to the left side of her tongue. She denied rash, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, wheezing, throat tightness, dizziness and lip swelling. She reports similar reactions after receiving other vaccinations. States that those symptoms always resolved with time and never required any treatment. ? This APP was notified of patient reaction and she was then assessed in the emergency bay area. ? Vitals Vitals: ? 12/17/20 1545 12/17/20 1555 12/17/20 1620 BP: 128/85 116/72 126/73 BP Location: Left arm Left arm Left arm Patient Position: Sitting Sitting Sitting Pulse: (!) 109 100 99 Resp: 12 12 12 SpO2: 99% 97% 98% Physical Exam Constitutional: She is oriented to person, place, and time. She appears well-developed and well-nourished. No distress. HENT: Nose: Nose normal. Mouth/Throat: Oropharynx is clear and moist. Neck: No tracheal deviation present. Cardiovascular: Normal rate, regular rhythm and normal heart sounds. Pulmonary/Chest: Effort normal and breath sounds normal. No stridor. No respiratory distress. She has no wheezes. She has no rales. Musculoskeletal: General: No edema. Neurological: She is alert and oriented to person, place, and time. Skin: Skin is warm and dry. No rash noted. She is not diaphoretic. No erythema. Psychiatric: She has a normal mood and affect. Her behavior is normal. Thought content normal. ? Patient''s health history, medications and allergies were reviewed. She denied any further symptoms and the tongue numbness/swelling resolved in 30 minutes. She specifically denied any difficulty swallowing or breathing. No treatment was required. Pharmacy responded and did advise that current recommendations include no other vaccinations within two weeks of COVID. Discussed with patient. She is advised to notify staff of this reaction when receiving her 2nd dose. Patient release after 45 minutes of observation. ?


VAERS ID: 903436 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 52.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: New Jersey  
Vaccinated:2020-12-16
Onset:2020-12-16
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH - / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Eosinophil percentage decreased, Throat irritation, Tongue pruritus
SMQs:, Haematopoietic leukopenia (broad), Oropharyngeal conditions (excl neoplasms, infections and allergies) (narrow)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Chronic: Pro-air inhaler, prednisone, metformin, meloxicam, diovan, Montelukast, diltiazem, famotidine, Benadryl
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: anxiety, asthma, basal cell carcinoma, breast cancer (2015), carpel tunnel syndrome, degenerative disc disease, depression, esophageal spasm, H pylori infection (2011), HTN, knee pain, nephrolithiasis (2016), obesity, plantar fasciitis
Allergies: adhesive tape-silicones (sensitivity, 2015), Belviq (rash, 2019), Biaxin (N/V, 2015), erythromycin (N/V, 2015), penicillins (unknown, 2015), walnut (mouth/throat itches, 2018)
Diagnostic Lab Data: percent eosinophils 0; 12/16 18:19
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Itchy throat and back of tongue, received IM epi, pt complaints unchanged <5 min after epi inj, received diphenhydramine, famotidine, prednisone (1 hr later), patient comfortable, throat symptoms improving (2.5 hrs later)


VAERS ID: 903514 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 58.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: New Jersey  
Vaccinated:2020-12-17
Onset:2020-12-17
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2020-12-18
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EJ1685 / 1 LA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Dizziness, Pruritus, Rash, Rash erythematous, Rash maculo-papular, Urticaria
SMQs:, Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (narrow), Anticholinergic syndrome (broad), Vestibular disorders (broad), Hypersensitivity (narrow), Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: no
Current Illness: no
Preexisting Conditions: no
Allergies: no
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Vaccine recipient was administered the vaccine at 11:30 am and then around 1:30 pm started to feel dizzy with hives and itching to his arms. The vaccine recipient was sent to the emergency department for further evaluation. There was an erythematous macular/papular rash on bilateral arms. He was administered diphenhydramine 12.5 mg IV, famotidine 20 mg IV, and methylprednisolone 125 mg IV. After reexamining, the patient felt much better, no dizziness, no itching, and no rash. He was discharge to home at 4:57 pm same day.


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