People with mild illnesses can be vaccinated. Do not withhold vaccination if a person is taking antibiotics.
What are some medications that are safe to take with the COVID-19 vaccine?
Taking one of the following medications is not, on its own, a reason to avoid getting your COVID-19 vaccination: Over-the-counter medications (non-prescription) Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (naproxen, ibuprofen, aspirin, etc.) Acetaminophen (Tylenol, etc.)
Should I take antibiotics if I am sick with COVID-19?
No. Antibiotics do not work against viruses; they only work on bacterial infections. Antibiotics do not prevent or treat COVID-19, because COVID-19 is caused by a virus, not bacteria.
What medications can be taken for COVID-19?
In terms of specifics: acetaminophen (Tylenol), naproxen (Aleve) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) can help lower your fever, assuming you don’t have a health history that should prevent you from using them. It’s usually not necessary to lower a fever – an elevated temperature is meant to help your body fight off the virus.
Is it possible to feel sick after a COVID-19 booster shot?
If you feel sick after the booster shot, it is normal and those symptoms should relieve themselves in a few days. Common side effects of the booster are similar to the vaccine: Fatigue. Fever.Chills Headache Pain at the injection site Side effects from the vaccine can be a sign that the vaccine is working.