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Pneumococcal Shield Package (Pnvumovax 23)

Male or Female . Above 18 yrs
Rs. 2,900
Mangalore
  • Adult Vaccination-Consult
  • PREVENAR-13 0.5 ML PFS SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION, 13-VALENT OF PNEUMOCOCCAL POLYSACCHARIDE CONJUGATE VACCINE ( CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE CRM 197 PROTEIN 20MCG+PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE (PCV) 15MCG INJ), PFIZER LTD.
1. Protection against 13 strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae: The vaccine protects against 13 strains of the bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis, and other serious infections.

2. Reduced risk of pneumococcal disease: The vaccine has been shown to greatly reduce the risk of pneumococcal disease, which can cause serious illness and even death.

3. Prevention of complications: Pneumococcal disease can lead to complications such as blood infections, brain damage, and hearing loss. The vaccine can help prevent these complications.

4. Recommended for all ages: The vaccine is recommended for both children and adults who are at increased risk of developing pneumococcal disease due to certain medical conditions or age.
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Yes, vaccines are generally safe and effective. Vaccines undergo rigorous testing and clinical trials before they are approved for use by regulatory agencies, such as the FDA. Serious side effects are rare, and the benefits of vaccination far outweigh the risks of adverse reactions.

Everyone should get vaccinated, regardless of age or health status. Vaccines protect individuals from serious and potentially life-threatening diseases, as well as prevent the spread of infectious diseases to others who may not be able to get vaccinated.

The duration of vaccine protection varies depending on the vaccine and the individual's immune response. Some vaccines, like the flu vaccine, need to be given annually. Others, like the measles vaccine, provide long-lasting immunity.

Common side effects of vaccines include pain or redness at the injection site, fever, and mild body aches. These side effects are usually mild and go away on their own within a few days.

Yes, some vaccines are recommended for pregnant women to protect both the mother and the baby from certain diseases. However, it is important to consult with your doctor before getting vaccinated while pregnant.