Aa
A
A
Close
1253246 tn?1332076910
flu shot reaction while on tx
A friend of mine who is going through tx(week12) Geno3 regular SOC ,got a flu shot last week and has become deathly ill from it.Has anybody else on tx had this kind of reaction to a flu shot while on Tx.??  cindy
Cancel
4 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
I took my flu shot around week 8 or 9 I think. I was still on Incivek at that time, and it really made me feel bad. It was the worst I have felt while on treatment and I guess I was sick for around 4 days. I didn't have to go to the doctor or anything, but I did feel really bad. I don't know if it was just the treatment or the flu shot, but it was a rough couple of days. I hope your friend feels better soon.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
408795 tn?1324939275
Hopefully your friend will start feeling better and this flu shot will be long forgotten.  I don't know anything about getting a flu shot while on tx so this will only serve as a bump up.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Took flu shot around week 11 Incivek and had no reaction.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
179856 tn?1333550962
Never had a reaction to the flu shot and took it twice while on tx for 72 (but I was not on Incivek or Vic) all I know is I felt badly enough that i certainly wouldn't want to have gotten the flu on treatment.  However being on antivirals already it might not even matter (still it is advised that since we have a chronic long term disease we do always get the flu shot).

Getting mine Friday.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
707563 tn?1455827280
Blank
Emily_MHModerator Survey link - https://goo.g... Comment
3 hrs ago
3197167 tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks commented on No Cirrhosis of the L...
5 hrs ago
874521 tn?1424120397
Blank
opus88 commented on No Cirrhosis of the L...
6 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
163305 tn?1333672171
Blank
Rural Mural, CA
1815939 tn?1377995399
Blank
446474 tn?1446351282
Blank
San Francisco, CA
Avatar universal
Blank
317787 tn?1465993311
Blank
DC
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
Greeley, CO
Hepatitis C Community Resources