Pneumovax 23 Injection

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Medicine Overview of Pneumovax 23 Injection

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Uses of Pneumovax 23 Injection

Pneumovax 23 Injection is used to prevent pneumonia.
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Side effects of Pneumovax 23 Injection

Common

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

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How to use Pneumovax 23 Injection

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

How Pneumovax 23 Injection works

Pneumovax 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.

In Depth Information on Pneumovax 23 Injection

Expert advice for Pneumovax 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Pneumovax 23 Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pneumovax 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pneumovax 23 Injection should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Pneumovax 23 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pneumov
ax 23 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pneumov
ax 23 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCORAL 360 MG TABLET, Myphen 500mg Tablet, Mystead 500mg Tablet, Mycoral 180mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Pneumovax 23 25mcg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Pneumovax 23 Injection

Pneumo 23 Injection
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