PNEUMOVAX VACCINES 23 0.5ML used for the prevention of pneumococcal disease caused by the 23 serotypes.
Side Effects :
. pain, warmth, soreness, redness, swelling, and hardening at the injection site . headache . weakness, feeling tired . muscle pain
PNEUMOVAX VACCINES 23 0.5ML Administer this vaccine intramuscularly or subcutaneously into the deltoid muscle or lateral mid-thigh. Do not inject intravascularly or intradermally. Administer a single 0.5-mL dose of PNEUMOVAX 23 using a sterile needle and syringe. Use as recommended by your doctor.
PNEUMOVAX VACCINES 23 0.5ML works by protecting you from infection by certain germs or bacteria which are called pneumococcus.
Pregnancy: should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed. Alcohol: No data available. Consult your doctor. Driving: No data available. Consult your doctor. Kidney: No data available. Consult your doctor. LIver: No data available. Consult your doctor.
. You should not get this vaccine if you (or your child): - are allergic to any of its ingredients. - had an allergic reaction to this vaccine in the past. - are less than 2 years old. . Tell your health care provider if you (or your child): - have heart or lung problems. - have a fever. - have immune problems or are receiving radiation treatment for chemotherapy.