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PNEUMONIA VACCINE

Get Pneumonia Vaccine in Kathmandu Nepal

Worried by your ongoing high fever, cold, cough and shivers? Are you worried about your elders or kids continuing to be very sick with high fever? Be very careful of Pneumonia.

Get Vaccinated to Protect against Pneumonia in Kathmandu, Nepal.  At Clinic One, we offer Pneumonia Vaccine in a clean sanitary and comfortable environment. We understand that this is urgent so will support you as quickly as we can.

Brand Name: Prevenar 3. Prefilled syringe

Indications: for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia in infants and children from 2 months to 5 years of age and in adults of 50 years and older age group.

Dose and route of administration: 0.5 ml is given intramuscularly in anterolateral thigh region in infants or the deltoid muscle of the upper arm in older children and adults.

Vaccination schedule

Primary immunization:

For infants (more than 6 weeks), the recommended immunization of Prevenar 13 consists of three doses of 0.5ml each, at approximately 2 months interval, followed by a fourth dose

(Booster dose) of O.5ml at 12-15 months of age and at least 2 months after third dose.

Prevenar 13 vaccine schedule for previously unvaccinated children >= 7 months of age

Additional Information from CDC:

 


Prevenar 13 schedule for infants and children previously vaccinated with pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine
 

The supplemental dose of prevenar 13 should be administered with an interval of at least 8 weeks after the final dose of pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine. To ensure adequate protection against all 13 serotypes, children 15 to 23 months of age that received only one a single dose of pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine before the age of 12 months, should receive 2 doses of prevenar 13 at least 2 months apart and separated from the first dose by at least 2 months.

Prevenar 13 schedule for children 12 months through years of age incompletely vaccinated with prevenar 13


Vaccination schedule for adults 50 years of age and older
– single dose 

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity reaction

Special warnings

  • As with all injectable vaccines, appropriate medical treatment and supervision must
  • Always be readily available in case of rare anaphylactic event
  • Minor illnesses-like respiratory infection
  • Febrile illness
  • Thrombocytopenia

 

Precautions

  • Immunocompromised groups ( splenic dysfunction, HIV infection, cancer patients, nephrotic syndrome)
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Children age of 6 weeks or on after the 6th birthday

Adverse reactions: decreased appetite, irritability, crying, restless sleep, seizures, diarrhea, vomiting, edema, dyspnea, bronchospasm, hypersensitivity, rash, urticarial, fever, erythema, tenderness.

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