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Mechanism of Action

Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease
 

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Need for Pneumococcal Vaccination

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Cost-effectiveness of PCV13
 

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Prevenar 13® Clinical Experience
 

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Efficacy of Prevenar 13®
 

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Effectiveness of Prevenar 13® 
 

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Indian Clinical Trials
 

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Recommendations for Use

Recommendations for Use
 

ACIP 2019NCCN 2020RSSDI 2020IMA GuidelinesIAOH Guidelines for Working AdultsClinical Practice Guidelines 2019 (ICS/NCCP)The Geriatric Society of India, 2015Indian Society of Nephrology
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PCV13 in Pulmonology
 

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PCV13 in Nephrology
 

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PCV13 in Oncology
 

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PCV13 in Rheumatology
 

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PCV13 in Diabetes
 

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PCV13 in HIV Infection
 

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PCV13 in Cardiology
 

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Polysaccharide Vaccine

The PPSV23, like other polysaccharide vaccines, is not known to confer long-lasting protection. It also has insufficient evidence for prevention from pneumonia.1

   

Though PPSV23 has been in use for a long time, there are many limitations to its use.

  

   

As against this, pneumococcal conjugate vaccines have been in use in the paediatric population for over a decade and have shown a tremendous impact in the reduction of pneumococcal diseases, including invasive diseases and mucosal infections like pneumonia, acute otitis media and nasopharyngeal carriage in children.4
Based on the promising results of clinical trials in older adults, Prevenar 13® (PCV13) has received an approval for use in adults ≥18 years of age, to address the unanswered burden of pneumococcal diseases, including invasive diseases and pneumonia, in this population.5


Watch Prof. Robert Booy’s video on pneumococcal disease and vaccinations FAQs.

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ACIP, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; PCV 13, 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine; PPSV23, 23-valent pneumococcal plain polysaccharide vaccine.

  

References:

World Health Organization. 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine. WHO position paper. Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 2008;83(42):373-384.Expert Group of the Association of Physicians of India on Adult Immunization in India. The Association of Physicians of India evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on adult immunization. J Assoc Physicians India. 2009;57:345-356.Moberley S, Holden J, Tatham DP, Andrews RM. Vaccines for preventing pneumococcal infection in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;31(1):CD000422.Zangeneh TT, Baracco G, Al-Tawfiq JA. Impact of conjugate pneumococcal vaccines on the changing epidemiology of pneumococcal infections. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2011;10(3):345-353.Prevenar 13. Local product document. Pfizer. Version LPDPRV052021.

   

Please click the Prescribing Information link to view the safety and adverse events information of Prevenar 13®.
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Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease


Dosing

Help protect your adult patients against pneumococcal pneumonia with single-dose administration

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Efficacy

Efficacy proven by the CAPiTA study

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Recommendations for Use

The ACIP recommends routine use of PCV13 among adults

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