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Pneumococcal pneumonia is a potentially serious disease that can lead to hospitalization1Pneumococcal bacteria are responsible for 10% to 30% of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)2

Adults age 65 or older are >10X more likely to be hospitalized with pneumococcal pneumonia than
adults younger than 501,3*
 

~2 in 5 adult patients age 65 or older with all-cause CAP are hospitalized4



 

The mean length of hospital stay due to pneumococcal pneumonia is ~5
days for adults age 18 or older who require
hospitalization5†

Calculation of relative incidence (not included in publication). The average incidences reported in Ramirez et al for adults under age 50 and those age 65 or older were weighted to the estimated 2015 U.S. population using data from the U.S. census.1,3Based on Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality reported outcomes by patient and hospital characteristics for various principal diagnoses, 2017.5Explore a new level of protection 20 serotypesLoadingReferences:Ramirez JA, Wiernken TL, Peyrani P, et al. Adults hospitalized with pneumonia in the United States: incidence, epidemiology, and mortality. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65(11):1806-1812. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumococcal disease. In: Hall E, Wodi AP, Hamborsky J, Morelli V, Schillie S, eds. Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases. 14th ed. Washington, DC: Public Health Foundation; 2021:255-274.Data on file. Pfizer Inc.Yu H, Rubin J, Dunning S, Li S, Sato R. Clinical and economic burden of community-acquired pneumonia in the Medicare fee-for-service population. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012;60(11):2137-2143.Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. National statistics for mean length of stay. Accessed August 25, 2021. http://hcupnet.ahrq.govPrevnar 20™ (Pneumococcal 20-valent Conjugate Vaccine) Prescribing Information, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals LLC, 2021.Kobayashi M. Considerations for age-based and risk-based use of PCV15 and PCV20 among U.S. adults and proposed policy options. Presented at: Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices; October 20, 2021. Accessed October 20, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/acip/meetings/downloads/slides-2021-10-20-21/02-Pneumococcal-Kobayashi-508.pdf Isturiz R, Grant L, Gray S, et al. Expanded analysis of 20 pneumococcal serotypes associated with radiographically confirmed community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized US patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(7):1216-1222.
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Prevnar 20 contains serotypes associated with a majority of invasive pneumococcal disease.6,7

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Prevnar 20 contains serotypes associated with many cases of community-acquired pneumonia.6,8

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INDICATIONS AND SELECT SAFETY INFORMATION
  • Prevnar 20® (Pneumococcal 20-valent Conjugate Vaccine) is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 8, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F in adults 18 years of age and older
  • The indication of Prevnar 20® for the prevention of pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae serotypes 8, 10A, 11A, 12F, 15B, 22F, and 33F is approved under accelerated approval based on immune responses as measured by opsonophagocytic activity (OPA) assay. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in a confirmatory trial
  • Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein]) is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F in adults 18 years of age and older
Prevnar 13® Limitations of Use: Prevnar 13® will only help protect against S. pneumoniae serotypes in the vaccine

SELECT SAFETY INFORMATION
 
  • Severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of Prevnar 20®, Prevnar 13®, or to diphtheria toxoid is a contraindication
  • Safety and immunogenicity data on Prevnar 20® are not available for individuals in immunocompromised groups and vaccination should be considered on an individual basis. Based on experience with pneumococcal vaccines, individuals with altered immunocompetence may have reduced immune responses to Prevnar 20® 
Important Safety Information
  • Severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of Prevnar 20®, Prevnar 13®, or to diphtheria toxoid is a contraindication
  • Safety and immunogenicity data on Prevnar 20® are not available for individuals in immunocompromised groups and vaccination should be considered on an individual basis. Based on experience with pneumococcal vaccines, individuals with altered immunocompetence may have reduced immune responses to Prevnar 20®
  • Immunocompromised individuals or individuals with impaired immune responsiveness due to the use of immunosuppressive therapy may have reduced antibody response to Prevnar 13®
  • For Prevnar 20®, in adults 18 years of age and older, the most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions (>10%) were pain at the injection site, muscle pain, fatigue, headache, and arthralgia. Additionally, injection site swelling was also reported (>10%) in adults 18 through 59 years of age  
  • For Prevnar 13®, in adults 18 years of age and older, the most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions (>5%) were pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site, limitation of arm movement, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, decreased appetite, vomiting, fever, chills, and rash
Patients should always ask their healthcare providers for medical advice about adverse events. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of vaccines to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or call 1-800-822-7967.

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Indications
  • Prevnar 20® (Pneumococcal 20-valent Conjugate Vaccine) is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 8, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F in adults 18 years of age and older
  • The indication of Prevnar 20® for the prevention of pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae serotypes 8, 10A, 11A, 12F, 15B, 22F, and 33F is approved under accelerated approval based on immune responses as measured by opsonophagocytic activity (OPA) assay. Continued approval for this indication may be contingent upon verification and description of clinical benefit in a confirmatory trial
  • Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diptheria CRM197 Protein]) is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of pneumonia and invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F in adults 18 years of age and older
Prevnar 13® Limitations of Use: Prevnar 13® will only help protect against S. pneumoniae serotypes in the vaccine

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