by Sunlight Dancer, Friday, April 09, 2021, 16:43 (33 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

And don't take pain relievers (acetaminophen, ibuprofen, etc.) as a prophylactic measure for symptoms like pain at the injection site. They can interfere with the effectiveness of the vaccine. You can take a pain reliever that night if needed.

I had a sore arm and chills after dose 2 of Moderna. I kind of welcomed a bit of discomfort because that meant the medicine was doing what it's supposed to do. There was a LOT going on with the vaccine racing around, revving up T-cells and B-cells to protect me.

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