Pneumonia Vaccine Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Receive the Pneumonia Vaccine?

You should not receive the pneumonia vaccine if you have ever had a serious reaction to the pneumonia vaccine or to any component of the vaccine. Prevnar 13 contains diphtheria toxoid, so people who have had serious reactions to a diphtheria vaccine should not receive this pneumonia vaccination.
 

Final Thoughts

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