Prevnar 13 Pneumococcal Vaccine

 

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Prevnar 13 vaccine is used to prevent infection caused by pneumococcal bacteria. Prevnar 13 contains 13 different types of pneumococcal bacteria. Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria.

Pneumococcal bacteria can infect the sinuses and inner ear. It can also infect the lungs, blood, and brain, and these conditions can be fatal. Indication. Prevnar 13 ® is a vaccine indicated in children 6 weeks through 17 years (prior to the 18th birthday) for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F, and for children 6 weeks through 5 years of age (prior to the 6th birthday) for the prevention of otitis media caused by 7 of the. Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine.

Prevnar 13 ® [43 pages] external icon: Doctors give this vaccine to children at 2, 4, 6, and 12 through 15 months old. Adults who need this vaccine only get a single dose. The vaccine helps protect against the 13 types of pneumococcal bacteria that most commonly cause serious infections in children and adults. Prevnar 13 (pneumococcal 13-valent vaccine) is a member of the bacterial vaccines drug class and is commonly used for Pneumococcal Disease Prophylaxis. Prevnar 13 Prices.

This Prevnar 13 price guide is based on using the Drugs.com discount card which is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies. The cost for Prevnar 13 intramuscular suspension is around. Two pneumococcal vaccines are currently licensed for use in adults in the United States: a 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13 [Prevnar 13, Pfizer, Inc.]) and a 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23 [Pneumovax 23, Merck and Co., Inc.]). Prevnar 13 involves a series of four doses of the vaccine given at 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and sometime between 12 and 15 months of age. Pneumovax 23 is the vaccine used in adults.

It does not work in infants and children under 2 years old. Most adults do not need a pneumococcal vaccine until they reach the age of 65. Once a person turns 65 years old, the CDC recommends. Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine or PPSV23 CDC recommends PCV13 for all children younger than 2 years old and people 2 years or older with certain medical conditions. Adults 65 years or older also can discuss and decide, with their clinician, to get PCV13.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23) These vaccines are good at preventing severe pneumococcal disease, which often require treatment in the hospital and can be deadly. However, these vaccines will not prevent all infections. CDC Recommends Pneumococcal Vaccination for Young Children, Older Adults, and Certain Other People. You’ll likely receive one of two pneumonia vaccines: pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13 or Prevnar 13) or pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23 or Pneumovax 23).

Two pneumococcal vaccines are recommended for adults: 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13, Prevnar13 ®) ®23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23, Pneumovax 23) PCV13 and PPSV23 should not be administered during the same office visit. When both are indicated, PCV13 should be given before PPSV23 whenever possible. If either vaccine is.

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Pneumococcal vaccine booster is recommended at 5 years after the initial dose for highrisk patients with immunocompromising conditions or patients who received the first dose before age 65 years.

“Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review” by Christopher M. Wittich
from Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Board Review
by Christopher M. Wittich
Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2019

Administer 1 dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) to all healthy children aged 24 through 59 months who have not received at least 1 dose of PCV on or after age 12 months.

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from Conn’s Current Therapy 2010 E-Book: Expert Consult
by Edward T. Bope, Robert E. Rakel, Rick D. Kellerman
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

The heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevnar) should be given to infants on schedule, and the 23Yvalent pneumococcal vaccine (PPV23) is recommended for all children at 24 months and then repeated 3 to 5 years after the first dose (CDC, 2008a).

“Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book” by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
from Primary Care of the Child With a Chronic Condition E-Book
by Patricia Jackson Allen, Judith A. Vessey, Naomi Schapiro
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2009

In 2008 the CDC recommended that all smokers 19 to 64 years of age receive the pneumococcal vaccine, and in 2014 the CDC recommended that patients 65 years of age receive Prevnar 13 in addition to Pneumovax if they have never received a pneumonia vaccine.

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from Pharmacology and the Nursing Process E-Book
by Linda Lane Lilley, Shelly Rainforth Collins, Julie S. Snyder
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

A 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV 13 [Prevnar 13]) has been licensed for use and is currently recommended as the standard pneumococcal vaccine for children 6 weeks to 24 months of age.

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by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
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§Children younger than age 5 yr should complete the PCV13 series first; 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) should be administered to children 24 mo of age or older 8 wk or more after the last dose of PCV13 (see Chapter 182).

“Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set” by Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Bonita F. Stanton, MD, Joseph St. Geme, MD, Nina F Schor, MD, PhD
from Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 2-Volume Set
by Robert M. Kliegman, MD, Bonita F. Stanton, MD, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

Older patients should be revaccinated with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine after 10 years if the first pneumococcal vaccine was administered before age 65 years.

“Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book” by Robert E. Rakel
from Textbook of Family Medicine E-Book
by Robert E. Rakel
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2007

A repeat dose of 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine should be given 5 years after the first, with another dose given after age 65 years.

“Murray & Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine E-Book” by Robert C Mason, John F. Murray, Jay A. Nadel, Michael B. Gotway, V.Courtney Broaddus, Joel D Ernst, Talmadge E King, Jr, Stephen C. Lazarus, Arthur Slutsky
from Murray & Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine E-Book
by Robert C Mason, John F. Murray, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

§Children aged <5 yr should complete the PCV13 series first; 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) should be administered to children aged ≥24 mo ≥8 wk after the last dose of PCV13 (Chapter 175).

“Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book” by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, Joseph St. Geme, Nina F Schor, Richard E. Behrman
from Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics E-Book
by Robert M. Kliegman, Bonita F. Stanton, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2011

(Minimum age: 6 weeks for pneumococcal conjugate vaccine [PCV]; 2 years for pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine [PPSV]) s Administer 1 dose of PCV to all healthy children aged 24 through 59 months who are not completely vaccinated for their age.

“Vaccines E-Book” by Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter Orenstein, Paul A. Offit
from Vaccines E-Book
by Stanley A. Plotkin, Walter Orenstein, Paul A. Offit
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

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