Prevenar Injection

Prevenar Injection

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Uses

Pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine (PPSV) is used to prevent infection caused by pneumococcal bacteria. PPSV contains 23 of the most common types of pneumococcal bacteria


Side Effects

Injection site reactions (pain, swelling and redness), fever and shivering


When not to use

History of serious allergic reaction (i.e., anaphylaxis) to vaccine components or encephalopathy (e.g., coma or prolonged seizures) not attributable to an identifiable cause within 7 days of administration of a vaccine with pertussis components

 

Precaution

Before you receive this vaccine, tell the health care professional if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your health care professional for more details.


Precaution

Read all vaccine information available from your health care professional before receiving the vaccine. If you have any questions, ask your health care professional.


Precaution

Vaccines may not fully protect everyone who receives them.


Precaution

This vaccine is given by injection into a muscle by a health care professional. It is usually given in the upper arm.


Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.


Drugs to avoid

Drugs that may interact with this drug are Cyclosporine, dexamethasone, hydrocortisone etc