Per the FDA (as of 12 May 2023):
The following products are authorized for emergency use (click each for manufacturer fact sheet):
- Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent (Original and
Omicron BA.4/BA.5) suspension for injection
- Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Bivalent (Original and Omicron BA.4/BA.5) suspension for injection
- Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, Adjuvanted is a suspension for injection
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FDA approved Comirnaty® (Pfizer) to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The FDA has also approved SPIKEVAX® (Moderna).
Comirnaty can cause: Myocarditis (heart muscle inflammation), Pericarditis (heart sac tissue inflammation), Syncope (fainting), Altered Immunocompetence, Injection site pain/swelling/redness, Fatigue, Headache, Muscle pain, Chills, Joint pain, Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating), Malaise (discomfort), Lymphadenopathy, Asthenia (lack of energy), Decreased appetite, Lethargy, Night sweats, Fever, Nausea, Diarrhea/Vomiting, Severe allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, Rash/pruritus (itchy skin), Urticaria (hives), Angioedema (swelling).
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