Cautions and contraindications, COVID-19 Vaccines

Using COVID-19 vaccines in patient taking immunosuppressive medicines

22 January 2021National advice and considerations on the use of this vaccine in patients taking immunosuppressive medicines

Advising individuals with allergies on their suitability for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

8 January 2021Advice on whether people with a previous allergic reaction can have the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Contraindications and cautions summary for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

8 January 2021Specific information for Pfizer-BioNTech and signposting to general guidance on contraindications and cautions information common to all COVID-19 vaccines

Interactions information for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

8 January 2021This page summarises and signposts to information about interactions with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Contraindications and cautions summary for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

7 January 2021Specific information for AstraZeneca and signposting to general guidance on contraindications and cautions information common to all COVID-19 vaccines

Advising individuals with allergies on their suitability for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

7 January 2021Advice on whether people with a previous allergic reaction can have the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Using COVID-19 vaccines in patients with anticoagulation and bleeding disorders

7 January 2021Information on use of the vaccine in patients who are receiving anticoagulants or have a bleeding disorder is given below.

Vaccinating individuals with COVID-19 or with a history of COVID-19

31 December 2020Certain groups can be vaccinated where they have already had COVID-19. In some circumstances these individuals may required a COVD-19 test.

Managing anaphylaxis in the COVID-19 vaccination setting

29 December 2020Advice on managing anaphylaxis in the vaccination setting with specific reference to COVID-19 vaccines.