fbpx
Connect with us
TOPICS

Social Stories

M’sian Doctor Advises Everyone To Not Take Paracetamol Before Getting Vaccinated

Published

Pjimage 2021 05 05T151851
Source: The Straits Times & MIMS

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

With Malaysians going for their AstraZeneca jabs today, we definitely need this advice.

Starting 5 May, Malaysians who volunteered for the AstraZeneca vaccination jabs will be getting their first doses today at selected locations across Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Despite going for their vaccination, the atmosphere of excitement was definitely in the air, especially with most of them praising the efficiency of the process.

However, with such a large number of Malaysians going for their vaccination, you’d expect a lot of misleading or even potentially dangerous info going around. One of these rumours is that you’re advised to take Paracetamol before your vaccination to reduce the side effects. This is proven to be FALSE!

Managing Editor for The Malaysian Medical Gazette, Dr. Khoo Yoong Khean (@yoongkhean), took to Twitter to inform everybody that taking Paracetamol before the vaccination technically won’t help and in fact, some studies show that pre-vaccination analgesia might reduce immune response (it picks up after the booster dose).

Speaking to WORLD OF BUZZ, Dr. Khoo gave some other advice for those going for their vaccinations. He said getting a good night’s sleep is essential and taking your prescribed medicines regularly is advised unless your doctor adjusts them for you.

Ibuprofen Paracetamol Coronavirus Covid 19

For illustration purposes only.

“You can eat and drink as usual unless you’re fasting which is no problem. You also shouldn’t be consuming alcohol on the day of your jab.”

After getting vaccinated, you can continue with your daily activities as per usual. If you’re feeling some side effects like body ache or headache etc, then you can take Panadol and get some good rest too.

For those who got vaccinated, share your experiences with us in the comments section!

 

Also read: All Slots For AstraZeneca Vaccine Fully Booked In Less Than 4 Hours

Az Ft

Source: MIMS


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Ft Flag Ft Flag
News2 hours ago

Kuching MP Slams Sarawak Govt For Plan to Build Tallest Flagpole in M’sia Which Costs RM30 MILLION

Recently, a report stated that the Sarawak government is planning to erect the country’s highest flagpole to fly the Sarawak...

Ministry Organises Skill Programme Ministry Organises Skill Programme
News16 hours ago

Ministry of Youth Launches Programme To Empower B40 & M40 Youths With Additional Skills

Many a time, we’re always told that education is the answer to someone’s future. However, in this society, there are...

Feat Image Anwar Ibrahim Quran Distribution Feat Image Anwar Ibrahim Quran Distribution
News22 hours ago

PM: M’sia To Distribute 1 Million Copies Of The Quran Worldwide In Response To Burning Of The Holy Book In Sweden

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has announced that our country will immediately issue one million copies of the Quran...

Do Not Report Police On Waze 1 Do Not Report Police On Waze 1
News24 hours ago

KL Police Chief: “Please do not report police presence & roadblocks on Waze”

Waze is a great GPS application and many of us use it daily. Sometimes, we may come across a certain...

Ft Gerakan Ft Gerakan
News2 days ago

Gerakan Invites Former UMNO Politicians Hishammuddin & KJ to Join Them Following UMNO Sacking

Former Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was among several prominent UMNO leaders that were sacked by the party for alleged disciplinary...

Collage 16 3 Collage 16 3
News2 days ago

76y/o M’sian in Kepong Asks His Friend to Return His RM250, Gets Beaten to Death With Plastic Chair

If your responsibility to return the money that you’ve borrowed from others, but an unfortunate man in Kepong, KL met...

Ft Biden Ft Biden
News2 days ago

US President Biden Congratulates Anwar Over Malaysia’s Inspiring Democracy in GE15

Following his appointment as the 10th Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was soon after flooded with congratulatory messages from...

Collage Son N Dad 1 Collage Son N Dad 1
News3 days ago

13yo Chess Protégé from Klang Defeats Chess Grandmaster at Johor International Chess Open

Remember Genkeswaran Muniyan, who was featured in an award winning inspiration film about his life story on how he was...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY