PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)


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Side effects from Pneumococcal vaccine on baby


my baby is 5 and a half months old, she had her pneumococcal vaccine on friday the 21st April. On saturday afternoon she had fever at 38 degree celcius I gave her 0.5 ml of infant panadol liquid. The fever went down but later at night, her temperature...
by maya in malaysia, 04/23/2006

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Medication Classification

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Brandname

Prevnar

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Pneumococcal Vaccine, Diphtheria Conjugate (NOO-moe-KOK-al vak-seen dif-THEER-ee-a KON-joo-gate) Given to babies and young children to prevent infections such as meningitis, pneumonia, and ear and sinus infections.

When To Not Use PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)

This medicine should not be given to a child who has had an allergic reaction to pneumococcal or diphtheria vaccines.

How Should You Use PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)

Proper PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Storage

Store PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure the doctor knows if your child is receiving any other medicines before getting this shot.

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Warnings

  • Make sure the doctor knows if your child has an illness with a fever.
  • Make sure the doctor knows if your child has any blood-clotting problems or if the child has ever had an allergic reaction to latex rubber.
  • Patients who have problems with their immune systems, such as those who are getting medicine like prednisone, receiving chemotherapy for cancer, or who have HIV infection or AIDS, may not be fully protected by this vaccine. Because there may be some benefit, your child's doctor may still want to give the vaccine.

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Fast or irregular heartbeat
  • Fever over 101° F
  • Seizures or fainting
  • Severe loss of appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea
  • Severe sleepiness or irritability
  • Skin rash, hives, or itching
  • Swelling in face, throat, or lips
  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Irritability, restlessness, or fussiness
  • Loss of appetite with vomiting or diarrhea
  • Lump or swelling where the shot was given
  • Pain, tenderness, or redness where the shot was given
  • Sleepiness

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE/DIPHTHERIA CONJUGATE VACCINE (Injection) Ratings

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