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Prevnar 13 Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Receive Prevnar 13?

Your child should not receive Prevnar 13 if he or she has had a serious reaction to any component of the vaccine in the past. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. It should be noted that Prevnar 13 contains diphtheria toxoid.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which this vaccine should not be received, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before getting vaccinated. However, it is possible that not all of the Prevnar 13 warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety issues that may apply to your child.
 
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