Pneumovax 23

Pneumovax 23 Use In Pregnancy & Lactation

vaccine, pneumococcal

Manufacturer:

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy: Pregnancy Category C. Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted with PNEUMOVAX 23.
It is not known whether PNEUMOVAX 23 can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. PNEUMOVAX 23 should be given to pregnant women only if clearly needed.
Nursing Mothers: It is not known whether this vaccine is excreted in human milk. Caution should be exercised when PNEUMOVAX 23 is administered to a nursing mother.
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