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User Reviews for Pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine

Also known as: Pneumovax 23

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Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis 6 reviews 3 medications
   
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Summary of Pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine reviews 6 reviews 2.3

Reviews for Pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine

Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine) for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "Sore at injection site and a little stiffness in muscle around injection site, but no other symptoms. I have had two of these in 6 years. Had asthma and pneumonia as a child, and this is much better than all of the breathing issues I faced before. I am 65 now preparing for the newest vaccine (Prevnar 13) and follow-up shot in one year."

Anonymous (taken for 5 to 10 years) June 15, 2017

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Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine) for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "Got that drug in April 2016 , felt sick that day at work. My left shoulder where I got that shot ache so much that night made me sleepless and aching. Took two days off as I was so sick. Cramps and pain in my shoulder where I got the shot. My shoulder have been aching every day and night constantly since I got that shot. My left arm shoulder straight down to my fingers hurt so bad I can not find a comfortable position to rest my arm and it has gotten worst and unbearable since April of 2016. At times my arm feels dead, cramp,burning, pain to the left side of my neck, weakness and burning pains at strategic sections of my arm, upper left half of my body .XRAY done- Symptoms worst over 8-Mth"

skunkduo January 8, 2017

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For Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "Aching all over, fever, head ache, can not move my arm feels as if out of socket. Feel flu symptoms. ."

MichelleJne January 12, 2016

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For Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "I got the injection on a Thursday and it was very sore hard to lift things and I got chills along with back pain also the following Tuesday I was at work and I got this intense itchy feeling at the injection site when I checked it I had a huge red hard half dollar size welt on the injection site. When I checked it again on wed. I saw it had doubled in size. I have been icing it and going to see my doctor if I wake up this Thursday and it still hurts and has gotten larger"

   
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Tmos October 28, 2015

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For Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "I had this injected into my right arm that had a complete shoulder replacement surgery two months prior. I experienced very sore and stiff muscle tissue for several weeks, which effected my recovery in physical therapy. In hindsight I would have opted for an injection in another area of the body if it were offered at the time. I didn't need this slowing down my progress at this time."

   
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Silver Locks (taken for less than 1 month) September 17, 2015

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For Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis: "Created very painful side effects. Extremely swollen upper arm, feverish arm, very painful! "

   
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Stoney larue September 10, 2015

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