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What are the side effects of the shingles vaccine?

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  • A Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Side effects of the shingles vaccine include: diarrhea, pain in joints or muscles and headaches. Seek medical care if you develop the following serious side effects of shingles vaccine: swollen glands, sore throat, flu symptoms, breathing problems and rash.

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