The company has asked people not to take the vaccine if they are allergic to any ingredient of the C-19 vaccine.
Serum Institute said that the ingredients of Covishield vaccine are:
-L-Histidine hydrochloride monohydrate
-Magnesium chloride hexahydrate
-Disodium edetate dihydrate (EDTA)
-Water for injection.
The vaccine maker also said that vaccine recipients should tell healthcare providers about all their medical conditions before getting the Covishield vaccine, including, “severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) after any drug, food, any vaccine or any ingredients of Covishield vaccine”.
The recipients should also mention if they have a fever, a bleeding disorder, are on a blood thinner, are immuno-compromised or are on a medicine that affects the immune system, it added.
The fact sheet also said that if a person is pregnant, plans to become pregnant or is breastfeeding, she should tell the healthcare provider before taking the jab
The vaccine recipients should also reveal if they have received another C-19 vaccine, cautioned the fact sheet from Serum Institute.
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