Using COVID-19 Vaccines in patients with porphyria

Helen Davis, Director, North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

Advice for patients with porphyria

The UK Porphyria Medicines Information Service and the National Acute Porphyria Service consultants consider the new COVID-19 vaccines to be safe for use in those with acute porphyria.

They recommend those living with porphyria choose to receive the vaccination when it is offered.