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Write-up: dizzy spells; nausea; Tachycardia; Dizzy; Light-headed; Nauseous; Chest pain; Confusion; Heart rate abnormal; feel faint; vision felt strange; felt like she was very drunk; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable consumer received from the Regulatory authority report number is [GB-MHRA-WEBCOVID-202106021621220130-ZBTFG], Safety Report Unique Identifier [GB-MHRA-ADR 25406832]. A 29-year-old female patient received BNT162B2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE), via unspecified route of administration on 01Jun2021 (Lot/batch number and expiry date not reported) at 1st dose, single for COVID-19 immunization. Medical history included lactation decreased from an unknown date and unknown if ongoing, suspected COVID-19 from 09Mar2020 to an unknown date (Unsure when symptoms stopped) and contraception from an unknown date and unknown if ongoing. Concomitant medications included desogestrel (CERAZETTE [DESOGESTREL]) taken for contraception, start and stop date were not reported; caffeine, paracetamol, phenylephrine hydrochloride (LEMSIP COLD & FLU [CAFFEINE;PARACETAMOL;PHENYLEPHRINE HYDROCHLORIDE]) taken for an unspecified indication from 07Mar2021 to an unspecified stop date. The patient experienced dizzy spells and nausea on an unspecified date; tachycardia, dizzy, light-headed, nauseous, confusion, chest pain, heart rate abnormal, vision felt strange, feel faint and felt like she was very drunk on 01Jun2021. The patient underwent lab tests and procedures which included heart rate: 124 bpm , heart rate: dropping to 64, heart rate: elevating like the flick of a switch, heart rate: record and her normal heart rate is 54bpm , all on 01Jun2021. The outcome of the events ''dizzy spells'', ''nausea'', ''light-headed'' was not recovered; events ''tachycardia'' and ''dizzy'' was recovered with sequelae on 01Jun2021; event ''nauseous'' was recovered on'' 01Jun2021; events ''feel faint'', ''vision felt strange'' and ''felt like she was very drunk'' was unknown; outcome of the other events was recovering. The clinical course was reported as follows: 5 minutes after having her vaccine, she began to feel faint, dizzy and nauseous, her vision felt strange and it felt like she was very drunk. Then by 10 minutes after the vaccine it was even worse, her heart felt like it was dropping through the floor, and going up through the roof, she was able to record and her normal heart rate is 54bpm, it was elevating to over 124 bpm then dropping to 64, then elevating like the flick of a switch. She was extremely dizzy by this point and felt like the blood was being drained out of her. The nurses were great however and found her somewhere safe to lie down, and had her feet elevated. They wanted to send her into hospital but there was no spaces available to be seen for the next two hours. They also discussed calling an ambulance but she asked them not too because they were very busy. So her partner had to call her doctor and talk to him about what we could do. Her heart rate now is still not back to normal, she is still suffering from dizzy spells and nausea too. Patient has not tested positive for COVID-19 since having the vaccine. Additional information: Not had a COVID-19 test. Patient was not enrolled in clinical trial. Patient was not pregnant. Patient was not currently breastfeeding. No follow-up attempts are possible; information about lot/batch number cannot be obtained.
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