Indications for: PREVNAR 20
Active immunization against pneumonia and invasive disease caused by S. pneumoniae due to serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 8, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F.
≥18yrs: 0.5mg IM once.
<18yrs: not established.
PREVNAR 20 Contraindications:
Allergies to any diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine.
PREVNAR 20 Warnings/Precautions:
Have epinephrine inj available. Immunocompromised. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
PREVNAR 20 Classification:
PREVNAR 20 Interactions:
Immunosuppressants (eg, radiation, chemotherapy, high-dose steroids): may get suboptimal response. Antibody responses may be diminished if Pneumovax 23 was received 1 to 5 years prior to Prevnar 20.
Inj site reactions (eg, pain, swelling), muscle pain, fatigue, headache, arthralgia.
Generic Drug Availability:
Prefilled syringes—1, 10