PREVNAR 20® helps protect your baby against 5 more strains of the bacteria that cause invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)*
*There are no studies that compare PREVNAR 20 to PCV15.
In babies, PREVNAR 20 helps protect against the most strains of bacteria that cause invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) (in-vay-siv noo-mo-ca-cal disease) by covering 20 of the most common types of pneumococcal bacteria.
4 doses to help protect—every dose counts
With protection against 20 strains of pneumococcal bacteria, PREVNAR 20 has the broadest strain protection available for your baby.
How to tell if your baby has been vaccinated against invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)
Check your baby’s vaccination record/card. Here are some ways the pneumococcal vaccine might be listed:
Four doses of PREVNAR 20 are needed to help give your baby the most complete protection against IPD. See how many doses have been listed to make sure your baby is up to date.
Most common side effects of PREVNAR 20
Having concerns about side effects is natural. Here are the common ones that some children have experienced with PREVNAR 20.
- In individuals 2 months through 17 years of age, the most common side effects were irritability, pain at the injection site, drowsiness, decreased appetite, injection site redness, injection site swelling, and fever. Also, fatigue, muscle pain, and headache were common side effects in individuals 15 months through 17 years of age.
Talk to your baby’s doctor about any concerns you have about your baby getting the PREVNAR 20 vaccine.