Studies suggest that sleeping on time and avoiding alcohol is a must before getting the COVID vaccination and now there is another addition to this list. To reduce the chance of severe reactions, people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine should stop taking medicines for migraines and colds or birth control pills, said Prof. Dr. Thirawat Hemachudha University, Head of the Center for Infectious Diseases Information Center in Chulalongkorn .
These medications can hinder your body’s immune response system and will reduce the efficacy of the vaccination. One of the serious reactions to Covid-19 is persistent inflammation that can result in blood clots. Therefore, it is best to avoid taking medicines for migraines and colds.
The Deja formula hemp oil produced by the Thai Department of Traditional and Alternative Medicine, which helps reduce inflammation, they can continue taking the drug before vaccination without increasing the dose.
Women who use female hormones to treat contraception or other diseases should stop taking the pill at least 14 days before vaccination.These recommendations also apply to other vaccines,” he said.
Data from the Department of Disease Control showed that from April 28 to May 28, more than 3.5 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Thailand. Around 2.41 million got the first jab and 1.09 million got both jabs.