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.

PREVNAR 20 also helps protect against 7 of the strains of bacteria that may cause middle ear infections—also called otitis media (o-ty-tis mee-dee-uh).

4 doses to help protect—every dose counts

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With protection against 20 strains of pneumococcal bacteria, PREVNAR 20 has the broadest strain protection available for your baby.

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Pfizer introduced a pneumococcal vaccine for babies in 2000 and has been helping to protect babies against IPD ever since.

Your baby's doctor is there to help you, but you know your baby best. The doctor wants to hear your questions and thoughts about IPD, so you can continue to be your baby's best supporter.

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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:

Pneumococcal conjugate

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.

Still not sure?

If you can’t tell, or you think your baby might be behind on doses, contact your baby’s doctor to ask if your baby has been vaccinated against IPD.

Most common side effects of PREVNAR 20

What are side effects?
Any unwanted reactions that may be caused by a drug or vaccination.
Are there any side effects I should know about?

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.

Please see additional side effects and Important Safety Information.

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