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pneumococcal vaccine - injection, Pneumovax 23, Pnu-Imune 23 (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline 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: Not applicable.

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


Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2012



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