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PNEUMO 23 INJECTION

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Composition FOR PNEUMO 23

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine(25mcg)

food interaction for PNEUMO 23

alcohol interaction for PNEUMO 23

pregnancy interaction for PNEUMO 23

lactation interaction for PNEUMO 23

medicine interaction for PNEUMO 23

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Pneumo 23 injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pneumo 23 injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PNEUMO 23

    Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine(25mcg)

    Uses

    Pneumo 23 injection is used to prevent pneumoniae

    How it works

    Pneumo 23 injection is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.

    Common side effects

    Allergic reaction, Fever, Injection site redness, Rash, Soreness

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR PNEUMO 23 INJECTION

    Patients taking PNEUMO 23 INJECTION

    • 97%
      Once A Day
    • 3%
      Once A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PNEUMO 23

    2 Substitutes
    2 Substitutes
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      (1 ML injection in vial)
      MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 1495/ML of injection
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      pay 31% more per ML of injection
    • PULMOVAX 23 INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 1365/ML of injection
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      Rs. 1365
      pay 19% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR PNEUMO 23

    • Tell your doctor if you have human immunodeficiency virus infection or acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), sickle cell disease, kidney disease, history of organ or bone marrow transplant or are receiving chemotherapy.
    • Tell your doctor if you are receiving chemotherapy.
    • Ensure to inform your doctor if you have received a pneumococcal vaccine within the past 3 to 5 years as a second dose can be given 5 years after the first dose.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
    • Do not take if allergic to pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine or any of its ingredients.
    • Do not give to Children <2 years.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PNEUMO 23

    Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine

    Q.

    When is pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine given?
    Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is given in between the age of 2 to 65. In certain cases when a second dose is recommended, it should be given 5 years after the first dose. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding dosing schedule.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)