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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dosage for this vaccine, although the exact vaccine "schedule" varies, depending on the age of the individual at the first dose.
 
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Drug Interactions

The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine can potentially interact with a few medications or other vaccines (see Drug Interactions With the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine).
 

Storage Methods

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine should be stored in the refrigerator. It should not be frozen.
 

Is There a Generic Version of the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine?

This vaccine is not available in generic form (see Generic Prevnar).
 

Who Makes the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine?

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is made by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 

Available Forms

The vaccine is available in 0.5 mL prefilled syringes.
 
 
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Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Information

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