Prevenar

What is Prevenar?

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is a pneumococcal vaccine used to protect infants and young children against disease caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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Birth Date of my baby is Date: 17/12/2013
First Dose : Pentaxim and Rotavirus Date: 30/01/2014
Second Dose : Pentaxim and Rotavirus Date...

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yeah sure

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Two vaccine can be given on the same day or minimum 26 days apart for...

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Had spleen removed 5 years back. Age now 72. Diabetic last 20 years. Last September had a vaccine Prevenar 13.
Now after seeing some article...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Get PPSV 23 alone

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PPSV23 has better coverage than prevnar 13. A combination of both are better than one alone.
Since...

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I had the pneumonia vaccine 2years ago.. I heard there is a new one. Should we be revaccinated? Thank...

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it depends

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there are two types of pneumococcus vaccines. They are PPSV and PCV-13. PPSV and PCV-13 are not...

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Had spleen removed 5 years back. Age now 72. Diabetic last 20 years. Last September had a vaccine Prevenar 13. Now after seeing some article...

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I am a 79 year old woman who had GBS in 2012. My muscles are not back to normal yet. Last year I had pneumonia 2 times. Can I safely get a...

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I have given 2 dose of PCV-13 injection to my daughter when she was 10 and 14 weeks old. Her 3rd dose is due on Sep 19, 2016(18 weeks), but during...

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