Restrictions/contraindications for vaccination
- The main contraindications for the administration of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine are: hypersensitivity to any component of the vaccine, a history of severe allergic reactions, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and age under 18 due to the lack of data on efficacy and safety.
- “[Persons with] acute infectious and non-infectious diseases, exacerbation of chronic diseases, vaccination is carried out 2-4 weeks after recovery or remission. For non-severe [forms of] ARVI, acute infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, vaccination is carried out after the temperature has returned to normal,” the instructions for the drug …
- Care should be taken to vaccinate persons with chronic liver and kidney diseases, severe disorders of the endocrine system (diabetes mellitus), severe diseases of the hematopoietic system, epilepsy, as well as in stroke and other diseases of the central nervous system, diseases of the cardiovascular system, primary and secondary immunodeficiencies , autoimmune diseases, lung diseases, asthma. Patients with diabetes and metabolic syndrome, with allergic reactions and eczema should also be careful.
- According to the instructions, the shelf life of the vaccine preparation is six months. Vaccination should be carried out only by qualified medical personnel and in places equipped with anti-shock therapy. The doctor should examine the patient before the procedure, and also measure the temperature. After the introduction of the drug, the citizen must be under the supervision of the medical staff for another half an hour. It is also noted that the risk of overdose is “extremely low” due to its use only in medical institutions.