Be a part of the ITP community and stay informed.
Login to your account or REGISTER
.

•  Web site Help & Info

Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC:

Booster shot vaccine 5 months 4 days ago #71977

  • faye1025
  • Offline
  • Posts: 1
  • Thank you received: 0
Has anyone changed from Johnson & Johnson to Pfizer for a booster?
Five days after receiving the J & J my platelets crashed to 4000.
Our doctors know very little about my condition and would've to hear from anyone with advise.
Also is the flu shot recommended ?

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Booster shot vaccine 5 months 3 days ago #71987

  • b2h
  • Offline
  • Posts: 148
  • Thank you received: 47
I haven't personally switched. I had Pfizer for all three, but many people have switched and have had not issues. Perhaps you can do an internet search and find some info.

Yes, flu shot is also recommended.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Booster shot vaccine 4 months 3 weeks ago #72017

  • RoseHeartSmile
  • Offline
  • Posts: 21
  • Thank you received: 6
If you haven't already done so please report this to the VAERS reporting system and to JnJ directly. They need to gather data on adverse side effects. TTS (low platelets combined with abnormal clotting is an adverse reaction to this vaccine.)  I'm not a doctor or a health care professional or scientist, just an amateur researcher. From what I have seen so far is that Moderna seems to have the best long-term protection. There are heart issues with MRNA vaccines even though this is primarily in younger men, but protections from COVID hospitalization and death seem to be best with Moderna. Again, I would check directly on the CDC site and do a search with the current date and type in "Updates on booster and list each brand separately. It's a 'work in progress' with the data.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Booster shot vaccine 4 months 2 weeks ago #72051

  • delta809
  • Offline
  • Posts: 67
  • Thank you received: 4
I had JJ vaccine and Pfizer booster. My platelets did not drop with JJ but did drop to 18k three days after Pfizer booster. 25mg Promacta usually keeps me around 50k-60k. Doubled dose of Promacta to 50mg and count went back to expected after a few days.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

Booster shot vaccine 4 months 2 weeks ago #72061

  • RG
  • Offline
  • Posts: 8
  • Thank you received: 3
Interestingly, at my pfizer booster in Oct nobody asked about Thrombocytopenia, but when my wife got her (3rd) pfizer booster at Walgreens in Dec they specifically asked if she has or had Thrombocytopenia.   Apparently the pharmaceuticals think there's now a reason to ask.   

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • Page:
  • 1

Charity NavigatorGuideStar Seal NORD Member BadgeTHSNA logo