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Write-up: This is a spontaneous report from a contactable consumer. A 53-year-old female patient received her first dose of BNT162B2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE), via an unspecified route of administration, administered in Deltoid Left on 11Apr2021 09:15 (Lot Number: EP7533; Expiration Date: 31Jul2021) as SINGLE DOSE for covid-19 immunisation (Age at vaccination: 53 years). Medical history included asthma, Blood pressure high, acid reflux , allergies: Sulfa, Lactose intolerant and allergies: Latex. The patient''s concomitant medications were not reported. The patient had a historical vaccine of Flu shot (INFLUENZA) on an unspecified date for immunisation and experienced bad side effects. The patient previously took bactrim, minocycline, doxycycline, ciprofloxacin, Moxifloxacin, demerol, avelox, nitrofurantoin, naprosyn, motrin, perocet, tramadol and aleve and experienced allergies. The patient experienced anaphylaxis on 11Apr2021. It was also reported that she had an appointment for COVID Vaccine at 9:15AM. Received COVID Vaccine and was told to wait for 30 minutes. Within 10 minutes her chest starting getting tight with difficulty of breathing. Her throat was closing up, and she was light headed. She explained this to the administrator who asked if caller could get up to see the paramedic. As caller tried to stand up, she almost passed out. Had to sit there for a second and the second time was able to get up and made it in to the room. Was going in and out of consciousness. Had to stab her with an Epi Pen. She couldn''t breathe. Her throat was closing up. Her tongue was swollen. She was in and out of consciousness. First Epi Pen didn''t work. An IV was put in and was given something through it. She was jabbed with a second Epi Pen. Was still in and out of consciousness but she was starting to come back. Was given oxygen and a nebulizer. She does have asthma. Ambulance was called. Was told she was worked on for 20 minutes. When ambulance arrived she was able to get up and get on the cart. She was taken to the hospital. Was given medicine through her IV. Had to be kept at hospital because she had two Epi Pens and medication at the vaccine facility. Hospital wanted to make sure when the Epi Pens wore off she didn''t go back into anaphylaxis. Was kept in ER for over four hours. Was given IV fluids. Her oxygen, heart rate, and blood pressure dropped at vaccination facility. Oxygen was 81. Blood pressure was 94. At hospital, her levels started to get better. Once she was given the second Epi Pen and whatever else she was given, the medication started to work and she had come through. At the hospital, someone came in and did bloodwork for research to see why this happened. Was prescribed Epi Pens by the doctor in the hospital and was advised to carry Epi Pens with her at all times. If she has another anaphylaxis, was advised to jab herself with Epi Pen and call right away. Was told her tongue was swelling. Attempted to obtain the outcome of the anaphylaxis. At the hospital, she was so out of breath walking to the bathroom. Was told at hospital now she is having side effects from the COVID Vaccine including the tiredness and headache she is experiences. Was told to take Tylenol and Benadryl, lay down and rest, and to make sure she drinks so she does not get dehydrated. Today, she feels nauseous, lightheaded and tired with a little headache. She feels better from yesterday. Is getting better and is having a little chills maybe an hour ago. She checked her temperature and does not have a temperature, but her insides feel warm . The patient was hospitalized for the event anaphylaxis on an unspecified date. Therapeutic measures were taken as a result of was going in and out of consciousness. Events for anaphylaxis, consciousness fluctuating, chest discomfort. dyspnea, throat tightness, presyncope and swollen tongue occurred on 11Apr2021 while the remaining events occurred on an unspecified date. The patient underwent lab tests and procedures which included blood pressure: dropped and 94, blood work: unknown results, heart rate: dropped, oxygen saturation: 81 and dropped on an unspecified date. Therapeutic measures were taken as a result of all the events. Outcome of the events was unknown.
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