Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine):
Pneumococcal 23 Valent Vaccine (Includes Pneumovax 23) ↔ Cardiovascular Disease
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Heart or Vascular Disease
Caution and appropriate monitoring should be exercised when administering pneumococcal 23 valent vaccine to individuals with severely compromised cardiovascular and/or pulmonary function in whom a systemic reaction would pose a significant risk.
Vaccines (Inactivated)/Toxoids (Includes Pneumovax 23) ↔ Immunodeficiency
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility
Applies to: Immunodeficiency
The expected serum antibody responses may not be obtained when vaccines and/or toxoids are administered to patients with primary or acquired immunodeficiency, including those with severe combined immunodeficiency, hypogammaglobulinemia or agammaglobulinemia, HIV infection, altered immune states (due to diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma, or generalized malignancy), or immunosuppression due to drug or other treatments (e.g., corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, or radiation).
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- "Product Information. Havrix (hepatitis A vaccine)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
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- "Product Information. Plague Vaccine (plague vaccine)." Greer Laboratories Inc, Lenoir, NC.
Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine) drug Interactions
There are 189 drug interactions with Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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