food interaction for PNEUMOVAX 23
alcohol interaction for PNEUMOVAX 23
pregnancy interaction for PNEUMOVAX 23
lactation interaction for PNEUMOVAX 23
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for PNEUMOVAX 23Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine(25 mcg)
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for PNEUMOVAX 23
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Expert advice for PNEUMOVAX 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 PNEUMOVAX 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.