Were you looking for information about The Pneumonia Vaccine? Pnuemonia vaccine is a common misspelling of pneumonia vaccine.
Pneumonia vaccines (Pneumovax®, Prevnar 13®) are used to prevent pneumococcal diseases, such as bacterial meningitis and pneumonia. Both vaccines are injected.
Most people tolerate these products well. As with any medication, however, side effects are possible. Common side effects of Prevnar or Prevnar 13 include drowsiness, irritability, and fever. Injection site reactions (such as swelling, redness, and pain) are common reactions to Pneumovax.
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