pneumococcal pediatric vaccine - injection, Prevnar 13

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OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: It is important to understand the risks and benefits of vaccinations. Discuss this with your doctor.Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about the need for other vaccines to prevent possibly severe illness (e.g., flu shots).Make sure all of your doctors know you have received this vaccine. Make sure a note is placed in your medical record of having received this vaccine.

MISSED DOSE: It is important to receive each vaccination as scheduled. Be sure to ask when each dose should be received and make a note of the schedule.

STORAGE: Not applicable. This vaccine is given in a doctor's office or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Information last revised March 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.

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