PULMOVAX 23 INJECTION

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Composition for PULMOVAX 25MCG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
1365
₹1365.0/injection
1 ML in 1 vial
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Substitutes for PULMOVAX

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of PULMOVAX INJECTION

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Uses of PULMOVAX INJECTION

Pulmovax 23 injection is used to prevent pneumoniae.
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Side effects of PULMOVAX INJECTION

Common

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

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How to use PULMOVAX INJECTION

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

How PULMOVAX INJECTION works

Pulmovax 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 PULMOVAX INJECTION

Expert advice for PULMOVAX 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PULMOVAX 23 INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pulmovax 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
MYCOMUNE 500MG TABLET, MOFETYL S 360MG TABLET, IMMUTIL 500MG TABLET, MOFILET 250MG TABLET

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PULMOVAX 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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