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Prevnar 20 Dosage

Generic name: STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 1 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 3 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 4 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 5 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 6A CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 6B CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 4.4ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 7F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 8 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 9V CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 10A CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 11A CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 12F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 14 CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 15B CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 18C CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 19A CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 19F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 22F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 23F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL, STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE TYPE 33F CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE DIPHTHERIA CRM197 PROTEIN CONJUGATE ANTIGEN 2.2ug in 0.5mL
Dosage form: injection, suspension
Drug class: Bacterial vaccines

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 7, 2022.

For intramuscular administration only.

Preparation

Do not mix Prevnar 20 with other vaccines/products in the same syringe.

Step 1. Resuspend drug product
Hold the pre-filled syringe horizontally between the thumb and the forefinger and shake vigorously until the vaccine is a homogeneous white suspension. Do not use the vaccine if it cannot be re-suspended.
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Step 2. Visual inspection
Visually inspect the vaccine for large particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Do not use if large particulate matter or discoloration is found. If the vaccine is not a homogeneous suspension, repeat Steps 1 and 2.
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Step 3. Remove syringe cap
Remove the syringe cap by slowly turning the cap counterclockwise while holding the Luer lock adapter.
Avoid pressing the syringe plunger rod while removing the syringe cap.
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Step 4. Attach a sterile needle
Hold the Luer lock adapter and attach a needle appropriate for intramuscular administration to the pre-filled syringe by turning clockwise.

Administration

For intramuscular injection only.

Each 0.5 mL dose is to be injected intramuscularly using a sterile needle attached to the supplied pre-filled syringe.

Vaccination Schedule

Prevnar 20 is administered as a single dose.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.