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Prevention of pneumococcal disease
Admin is preferably in the deltoid muscle or lateral mid-thigh. May be given via SC inj if patient has bleeding disorders.
Intramuscular Active immunisation against pneumococcal disease Adult: >65 years and 2 years-64 years of age who are at high risk of pneumococcal disea... View More
Intramuscular Active immunisation against pneumococcal disease Child >2 years of age who are at high risk of pneumococcal disease (e.g., those with si... View More
A known allergy to one of the components of the vaccine. Fever or acute disease or a relapse of a chronic disease: It is preferable to postpone vaccinat... View More
Mode of Action
S. pneumoniae capsular antigens stimulate active immune response resulting in production of endogenously produced antibodies
Severe renal, hepatic, cardiac, vascular &/or pulmonary dysfunction. Patients on immunosuppressants may be unable to attain required antibody titres. P... View More
Local Reactions at the Injection Site: Pain, erythema (redness), induration and oedema (swelling). These reactions are mild and transient. Rare reaction... View More
Reduce immune response to Zostavax. Immunosuppressives.
Alternative brand for Pneumovax 23
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