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Updated on 24 Apr 2024

Learn more about pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent

What dosages is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent available in?

What dosages is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent available in?

Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is available in a (0.5-mL dose) single-dose vial and a single-dose, prefilled syringe.

What is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent used for?

What is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent used for?

Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is a vaccine and is used to prevent pneumococcal disease (infections caused by pneumococcus).

How does pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent work?

How does pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent work?

Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is a vaccine that protects you against pneumococcal disease, an infection caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae (also known as “pneumococcus”). This bacteria can infect many parts of the body and cause serious problems. Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is also an inactivated vaccine that helps your body’s immune system make antibodies that will attack the bacteria if it ever infects you.

How do I take pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

How do I take pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is given as 1 injection into the muscle or under the skin of your shoulder or the outside of your mid-thigh. Depending on your age and medical conditions, you might need a second dose of Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent, which is typically given at least 5 years after the first dose.

Is it safe for me to take pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

Is it safe for me to take pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have had a severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of
Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent.

pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent Common Side Effects

pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent Common Side Effects

Common side effects of Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent:

  • Pain, soreness, or tenderness at the injection site
  • Swelling at injection site
  • Headache
  • Redness at injection site
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle pain
pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent Serious Side Effects

pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Serious allergic reactions: hives, dizziness, fever, rash, shaking, itching, nausea, flushing, shortness of breath, chest pain
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent

The following medications may interact with Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent:

  • In a randomized clinical study, a reduced immune response to ZOSTAVAX® as measured by gpELISA was observed in individuals who received concurrent administration of Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent and ZOSTAVAX compared with individuals who received these vaccines 4 weeks apart. Consider administration of the two vaccines separated by at least 4 weeks
Who makes pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

Who makes pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent safe in pregnancy?

Is pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent can harm your unborn baby. Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent should only be used during pregnancy if the benefit to you is worth the possible risk to your baby.

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