Drug interactions between Pneumovax 23 and prednisone
|Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine)|
Interactions between your drugs
predniSONE pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine
Applies to: prednisone and Pneumovax 23 (pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine)
If you are currently being treated or have recently been treated with predniSONE, you should let your doctor know before receiving pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine. Depending on the dose and length of time you have been on predniSONE, you may have a reduced response to the vaccine. In some situations, your doctor may want to delay vaccination to give your body time to recover from the effects of predniSONE therapy. If you have recently been vaccinated with pneumococcal 23-polyvalent vaccine, your doctor may choose to postpone treatment with predniSONE for a couple of weeks. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
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.|
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