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ACIP adult pneumococcal vaccination recommendations

ACIP adult pneumococcal vaccination recommendations

One dose of Prevnar 20™ (Pneumococcal 20-valent Conjugate Vaccine)alone can help protect your
eligible adult patients
against pneumococcal pneumonia and IPD1


The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) adult pneumococcal vaccination recommendations2:
 
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Age 65 or older Vaccination Recommendations
Adults who have not previously received a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or whose previous vaccination history is unknown Prevnar 20
OR
PCV15 followed by PPSV23

 
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Age 19 to 64 Vaccination Recommendations
Adults with certain underlying medical conditions or other risk factors* who have not previously received a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine or whose previous vaccination history is unknown Prevnar 20
OR
PCV15 followed by PPSV23

 
CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CSF=cerebrospinal fluid; IPD=invasive pneumococcal disease; PCV15=15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine; PPSV23=23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine.Alcoholism, chronic heart/liver/lung disease, cigarette smoking, diabetes, chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome, immunodeficiency, iatrogenic immunosuppression, generalized malignancy, human immunodeficiency virus, Hodgkin disease, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, solid organ transplants, congenital or acquired asplenia, sickle cell disease or other hemoglobinopathies, CSF leak, or cochlear implant.2Meet patient types eligible for Prevnar 20 Patient profiles Loading
References:
Prevnar 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
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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.

Please click for Prevnar 20® Full Prescribing Information.

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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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