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LYMErix Severe Side Effects Reported

FDA Investigates LYMErix

LYMErix is a vaccine intended to protect against Lyme Disease. The FDA has received reports of severe reactions from a number of people who have received the vaccine. Some of the reported side effects were: arthralgia, myalgia, pain, asthenia, headache, fever, flu syndrome and rashes. Many of the reports list symptoms of severe arthritis and even of Lyme Disease.

The vaccine was made by SmithKline Beecham Biologicals, a subsidiary of SmithKline Beecham, a giant British pharmaceutical firm. The company voluntarily discontinued distribution of the vaccine in 2001 due to safety concerns.

Over 400,000 Americans have received the LYMErix vaccine since it's introduction in 1998.

Possible LYMErix vaccine Lawsuit

If you or a family member have received the LYMErix vaccine and have suffered arthralgia, myalgia, pain, asthenia, headache, fever, flu syndrome or rashes, you may be entitled to compensation.

Register Your LYMErix Complaint

If you feel you qualify for damages or remedies that might be awarded in a possible LYMErix lawsuit please fill out the form below.

Published on Nov-23-04


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arthritis in both knees doctor said need replacementsand had right hip replacement 4 years ago because of hole in bone

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I was vaccinated in 2000 with the Lymerix vaccine. Since then, I have been in and out of doctor's offices with symptoms such as fatigue, achiness, dizziness, etc.

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