Pneumovax


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Noun1.Pneumovax - vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
vaccine, vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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These vaccines include Prevnar/ Prevnar 13, Gardasil/ Gardasil 9, Vaxigrip, Fluzone, Flublok, Varivax, Proquad, Menactra, Fluarix/ FluLaval, Pneumovax 23, Havrix/ Twinrix/ Engerix-B, Priorix, Priorix Tetra, Varilrix, M-M-R II, Adacel, Boostrix, Menveo, Bexsero, Cervarix, Shingrix, Trumenba, Rotateq, Pentacel, Pentaxim, Imovax, Hexaxim, Zostavax, Rotarix, Sunflorix, Pediarix, Infanrix, Ticovac, Biken Ha, Tetrabik, Mearubik, Varicella (MTP), Jebik V, Flumist/ Fluenz, Bio Thrax, Dukoral, In Live, Ixiaro, HeaLive, In Live, BiLive, EasySix, Imvamune, and Anflu.
The 23-valent polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23, Pneumovax) continues to be recommended for adults 65 years of age and older.
Trump also received new immunizations--the Pneumovax 23 against meningitis and pneumonia, and Shingrix to guard against shingles.
There are two pneumonia vaccines: Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine, and PCV13 (Prevnar), and Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, or PPSV23 (Pneumovax).
Dr Muhlestein recommends getting a flu shot, a pneumovax, practicing proper hand hygiene year-round (and especially during cold and flu season), and quitting smoking immediately.
Vaccination with PCV13 is also recommended for those ages 65 or older, to be followed at least one year later with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (Pneumovax or PPSV23).
Specifically, these included M-M-R II and Pneumovax 23 vaccines, anti-asthma aerosols Dulera and Proventil, anti-hypertension medicine Cozaar, and insulin, the latter of which required "cold chain" conditions.
Their reports captured all target patients who received pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23 or Pneumovax 23[R]) at the current office visit or had a previously documented pneumonia vaccine.
"And when patients go into the hospital, they all get Pneumovax every single week because the hospital isn't keeping documentation."
Subsequently, she was vaccinated with pneumococcus polyvalent vaccine (Pneumovax 23).
Likewise the availability of "extended immunizations," such as pneumovax, zostavax and meningitis shots, lets people take preventive measures that in the past they might have forgone.