Prevenar – Pneumococcal 13 Vaccine
Fedelty Health Care operates companies in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oman, Brazil, Lebanon, Chile, Peru, Cuba, and Fiji as a Prevenar 13 Vaccine third-party manufacturer, major pharma exporter, and pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. Hospital supply, government supply, named patient supply, cold chain supply, and drop shipment are some of the other services they offer.
Prevenar 13 Vaccine is used to prevent pneumonia, meningitis, blood and, ear infections. This vaccine contains 13 different types of pneumococcal bacteria. The vaccine helps the body make its own antibodies which protects you against these diseases. It only protects against disease caused by the thirteen strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria included in the vaccine.
Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by 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. It works by exposing you to a small amount of the bacteria or a protein from the bacteria, which causes the body to develop immunity to the disease. Prevnar 13 will not treat an active infection that has already developed in the body. It only helps your body develops immunity to the disease
To ensure safety, before receiving the vaccine, it is important to let the doctor know if you have any other illnesses. You should also tell the doctor about all the medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult and seek advice from their doctor before receiving the vaccine. Prevenar 13 Vaccine is given as an injection into a muscle by your doctor or nurse. It should not be self-administered. It is important that you receive all the doses of this vaccine to make it effective.
Pneumococcal 13-valent vaccine is for use in adults and children at least 6 weeks old. Like any vaccine, Prevnar 13 may not provide protection from disease in every person.
Side Effects of Prevnar 13:
In adults aged 50 years and older, common side effects of Prevnar 13 include:
- Tired feeling.
- Muscle pain.
- Joint pain.
- Decreased appetite.
- Injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or a hard lump).
- Limitation of arm movement.
- Skin rash.
- Tired feeling.
- Sleeping more or less than usual.
- Low grade fever (102 degrees or less).
In infants and toddlers, common side effects of Prevnar 13 include the above, and:
Benefits of Prevnar 13:
Prevenar 13 Vaccine 0.5 ml is primarily used to treat pneumococcal infections. It protects against diseases such as sepsis or bacteraemia (bacteria in the bloodstream), meningitis (inflammation around the brain), ear infections, pneumonia (lung infection). Prevenar 13 Vaccine 0.5 ml provides protection against 13types of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. It helps to develop immunity by starting a mild infection. This kind of condition does not produce disease but stimulates the body’s immune system to make antibodies (proteins) to prevent any upcoming infections. This vaccine is used to treat adults and children against infectious illnesses.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Contact your vaccination provider if you miss a booster dose or if you get behind schedule. The next dose should be given as soon as possible. There is no need to start over.
Be sure to receive all recommended doses of Prevnar 13 or you or your child may not be fully protected against disease.