Prevnar 13® Pneumococcal pneumonia – $190 or covered by most insurance plans
What is PREVNAR 13®?
The new PREVNAR 13® is a vaccine approved for adults 50 years of age and older for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive disease caused by the 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae strains included in the vaccine.
Who is PREVNAR 13® for?
PREVNAR 13® is approved for use in adults aged 50 and over, and one dose is recommended for those 65 years of age and older that have received the pneumococcal vaccine. Even if you’re as young as 50, consider doing something to help prevent pneumococcal pneumonia. .
Who should not take PREVNAR 13®?
PREVNAR 13® should not be given to anyone with a history of severe allergic reaction to any component of PREVNAR 13® or any diphtheria toxoid–containing vaccine.
What is pneumococcal pneumonia?
Pneumococcal pneumonia can be a serious disease and becomes more common beginning at age 50. It’s a bacterial illness caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, a type of bacteria that can be carried every day in the throats of healthy people.
How serious is it?
Pneumococcal pneumonia is serious. Its symptoms can be severe, appear quickly, and can last for weeks or longer.
Who’s at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia?
If you’re an adult aged 50 or over, you may be at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.
Is there anything I can do to prevent it?
Vaccination is a way to help protect against pneumococcal pneumonia.
PREVNAR 13® is now available at RediClinic. Visit with a clinician today — Walk-ins are welcome seven days a week.
To learn more, visit www.adult.prevnar13.com
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