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Precautions and Warnings With the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Who Should Not Get the Vaccine?

Your child should not receive the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine if he or she has had a serious reaction to any component of the vaccine (including inactive ingredients) in the past. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. It should be noted that the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine contains diphtheria toxoid.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine should not be received, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before getting the vaccination.
 
However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you and your child.
 
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