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Pneumococcal 15-Valent Conjugate Vaccine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 13, 2021.

Usual Adult Dose for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis

0.5 mL IM once

Use: Active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F and 33

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

  • Severe allergic reaction (e.g. anaphylaxis) to any ingredient or to diphtheria toxoid

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.
This drug is not recommended for use in children.

To report suspected adverse reactions, contact the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at: https://vaers.hhs.gov

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Storage requirements:

  • Refrigerate; do not freeze.
  • Protect from light

Reconstitution/preparation techniques:
  • Hold prefilled syringe horizontally and shake vigorously to obtain an opalescent suspension immediately prior to use.
  • Do not use if vaccine cannot be resuspended.

Further information

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