Bharat Biotech on Wednesday stated no painkillers or paracetamol are really helpful after being vaccinated with its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin.
Stating that it has obtained suggestions that sure immunisation centres are recommending taking three paracetamol 500mg tablets together with Covaxin for kids, the corporate clarified that such a step was not required.
“No paracetamol or painkillers are really helpful after being vaccinated with Covaxin,” Bharat Biotech stated in a tweet.
Paracetamol was really helpful together with sure different COVID-19 vaccines and isn’t really helpful for Covaxin, it asserted.
“Via our medical trials spanning 30,000 people, roughly 10-20 per cent people report unintended effects. Most of those are gentle, resolve inside 1-2 days, and don’t require remedy. Treatment is barely really helpful solely after you seek the advice of a doctor,” the corporate stated.
Final month, the Medicine Controller Basic of India (DCGI) had granted emergency use authorisation to indigenously-developed Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for kids above 12 years with sure situations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had introduced that vaccination towards COVID-19 for kids between 15-18 years would begin from January 3.
Subsequently, India opened up vaccination for the 15-18 years age-group on Monday and to date over 85 lakh beneficiaries within the class have obtained the primary shot.