Pneumococcal 23-Polyvalent Vaccine Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis

0.5 mL dose injected subcutaneously or intramuscularly (preferably in the deltoid muscle or lateral mid-thigh).

Usual Pediatric Dose for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis

>= 2 years: 0.5 mL dose injected subcutaneously or intramuscularly (preferably in the deltoid muscle or lateral mid-thigh).

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

Do not inject IV.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Common adverse reactions and all serious reactions that occur during administration should be reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. Reporting forms and information regarding the completion of the form can be obtained at 1-800-822-7967.

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