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Pneumo 23 Injection

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Primary uses of Pneumo 23 Injection

Prevention of pneumonia, meningitis, blood infection & ear infection
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Medicine Overview of Pneumo 23 Injection

Uses of Pneumo 23 Injection

Pneumo 23 Injection is used for prevention of pneumonia, meningitis, blood infection & ear infection.

Pneumo 23 Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pneumo 23 are Allergic reaction, Fever, Injection site redness, Rash, Soreness.

How to use Pneumo 23 Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Pneumo 23 Injection works

Pneumo 23 Injection is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

In Depth Information on Pneumo 23 Injection

Expert advice for Pneumo 23 Injection

  • 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.
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Pneumo 23 Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Pneumo 23 Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Pneumo 23 Injection should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
SAFE
Pneumo 23 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pneumo 23 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pneumo 23 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pneumo 23 Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Pneumo 23 Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pneumo 23
Do you suggest meningococal vaccine should be given to my kid as it is mentioned as optional in schedule. Which brand do you suggest - Sanofi or Glaxo. There is considerable difference in cost between the two.
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, meningococcal vaccine is recommended for children as it protects against meningitis especially among children who like in hostels or are immune compromised.
Just now I have recovered from Meningitis and brain infection. Suggest me better diet chart. Thnk u.
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like pranayam
What is the septicaemia c. Symptoms PATIENT My 7days old daughter patient of septicaemia c
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Many different microbes can cause sepsis. Although bacteria are most commonly the cause, viruses PATIENT can also cause sepsis. Infections in the lungs ( pneumonia), bladder PATIENT ( urinary tract infections), skin ( cellulitis), abdomen (such as appendicitis), PATIENT organs (such as meningitis) can spread PATIENT to sepsis., may present with one or more of the following symptoms PATIENT (a) Hypothermia or fever (former is more common in preterm low birth weight infants) (b) Lethargy, poor cry, refusal to suck
I want information about penta five vaccine and other all vaccines
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and the Vaccines that Prevent Them Disease Vaccine Disease spread by Disease symptoms Disease complications Chickenpox Varicella vaccine protects against chickenpox. Air, direct contact Rash, tiredness, headache, fever Infected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs) Diphtheria DTaP* vaccine protects against diphtheria. Air, direct contact Sore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen glands in neck Swelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma, paralysis, death Hib Hib vaccine protects against Haemophilus influenzae type b. Air, direct contact May be no symptoms unless bacteria enter the blood Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), intellectual disability, epiglottitis (life-threatening infection that can block the windpipe and lead to serious breathing problems), pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death Hepatitis A HepA vaccine protects against hepatitis A. Direct contact, contaminated food or water May be no symptoms, fever, stomach pain, loss of appetite, fatigue, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), dark urine Liver failure, arthralgia (joint pain), kidney, pancreatic, and blood disorders Hepatitis B HepB vaccine protects against hepatitis B. Contact with blood or body fluids May be no symptoms, fever, headache, weakness, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), joint pain Chronic liver infection, liver failure, liver cancer Influenza (Flu) Flu vaccine protects against influenza. Air, direct contact Fever, muscle pain, sore throat, cough, extreme fatigue Pneumonia (infection in the lungs) Measles MMR** vaccine protects against measles. Air, direct contact Rash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeye Encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death Mumps MMR**vaccine protects against mumps. Air, direct contact Swollen salivary glands (under the jaw), fever, headache, tiredness, muscle pain Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord) , encephalitis (brain swelling), inflammation of testicles or ovaries, deafness Pertussis DTaP* vaccine protects against pertussis (whooping cough). Air, direct contact Severe cough, runny nose, apnea (a pause in breathing in infants) Pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death Polio IPV vaccine protects against polio. Air, direct contact, through the mouth May be no symptoms, sore throat, fever, nausea, headache Paralysis, death Pneumococcal PCV vaccine protects against pneumococcus. Air, direct contact May be no symptoms, pneumonia (infection in the lungs) Bacteremia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death Rotavirus RV vaccine protects against rotavirus. Through the mouth Diarrhea, fever, vomiting Severe diarrhea, dehydration Rubella MMR** vaccine protects against rubella. Air, direct contact Children infected with rubella virus sometimes have a rash, fever, swollen lymph nodes Very serious in pregnant women?can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, birth defects Tetanus DTaP* vaccine protects against tetanus. Exposure through cuts in skin Stiffness in neck and abdominal muscles, difficulty swallowing, muscle spasms, fever Broken bones, breathing difficulty, deathpenta vaccine is combination of five D, P, T, Hib, HBV

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Frequently asked questions about Pneumo 23 Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pneumo 23 with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pneumo 23 with Mycophenolate mofetil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mycophenolate mofetil: Healgraft, Mystead, Mycoral, Mycofit, Mycept-S, Psien, Mycept, Baxmune, Renodapt, Mycophen S
Pneumo 23 with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Pneumo 23 with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
Pneumo 23 with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azap, Azoprine, Thiopress, Azofit, Azoran, Aretha, Azithioprine, Zymurine
Pneumo 23 with Carbamazepine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Pneumo 23 with Phenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Pneumo 23 with Fosphenytoin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin

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