PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE is a vaccine used to prevent pneumococcus bacterial infections. These bacteria can cause serious infections like pneumonia, meningitis, and blood infections. This vaccine will lower your chance of getting pneumonia. If you do get pneumonia, it can make your symptoms milder and your illness shorter. This vaccine will not treat an infection and will not cause infection. This vaccine is recommended for infants and young children, adults with certain medical conditions, and adults 65 years or older. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of Prevnar 13 is around $190.76, 16% off the average retail price of $228.99. Compare vaccinations.
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Prevnar 13 Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Side Effects to watch for
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- breathing problems
- fast or irregular heartbeat
- fever over 102 degrees F
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual muscle weakness
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
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