AstraZeneca vaccine, birth control pill warning

Matteo Bassetti, director of the Infectious Diseases Clinic of the San Martino hospital in Genoa, has issued a warning regarding the anti Covid vaccine, and in particular on the two preparations of AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson. The doctor was interviewed by Adnkronos about the case of an 18-year-old who was operated on after a thrombosis following administration with Vaxzevria.

Covid vaccine, no to AstraZeneca and J&J with the birth control pill

This preparation, as well as the other viral vector, Janssen, is “not recommended only for those who take the pill contraceptive“. This also applies to “other estrogen-progestogen treatments”, that is, all treatments based on estrogens and progestogens, such as rings e i Patches contraceptives.

“It has been seen that in young people taking these drugs one was registered greatest frequency of rare adverse events such as thrombosis ”, explained Matteo Bassetti.

It would be about “six or seven cases every million Covid vaccines. Very rare events ”, underlined the infectious disease specialist, but in any case“ possible ”.

Covid vaccine and thrombosis: how is the 18-year-old from Genoa, many cancellations

“In Liguria many are canceling the booking for the AstraZeneca vaccine after the case of the 18-year-old suffering from thrombosis, so we all cheer so that recover presto“, Declared the expert again. In the region they would have registered as well 600 canceled of reservations with the preparation Vaxzevria just following the news.

“But I throw a appeal to the guys. They must rest assured. All over the world, young people have been subjected to the Covid vaccine, and the side effects have been minimal, ”he concluded.

Meanwhile, the Policlinico San Martino in Genoa makes it known that the 18-year-old, operated twice after thrombosis, “remains stable in her severity“. The young woman received the AstraZeneca preparation on May 25th.

Virgil News | 08-06-2021 14:01

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