Prevenar 13 Vaccine IM is primarily indicated in conditions like CSF leak, Pneumonia, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in AIDS.
The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Prevenar 13 Vaccine IM are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Fever, Rashes, Allergic reactions, Soreness, Redness at injection site.
Prevenar 13 Vaccine IM is contraindicated in conditions like Pregnancy, Hypersensitivity to any component of product.
Vaccination should be postponed in patients suffering from any acute illness. Immunization should not be carried out in individuals who have previously had a severe local or general reaction to the vaccine. Some vaccine contains antibiotics in small amount and should not be given to patients with history of anaphylaxis to the agent used. It should be given atleast 10 days before starting immunosuppressive therapy or be delayed until atleast 6 months after completion of therapy. It is not recommended to use in children under 2yr of age.