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23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine


Product Description
The 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV23) is a sterile liquid vaccine consisting of a mixture of purified capsular polysaccharides from Streptococcus pneumoniae types (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19F, 19A, 20, 22F, 23F, and 33F). No preservatives are added. This vaccine is supplied as a single-dose, pre-filled syringe. This vaccine is presented as a clear and colorless solution.

 
Active Substances
Capsular polysaccharides of Streptococcus pneumoniae types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19A, 19F, 20, 22F, 23F, and 33F.

Excipients

Sodium dihydrogen phosphate 30 μg, disodium hydrogen phosphate 35.5 μg, and sodium chloride 4.25 mg.

Indication

The vaccine is indicated for using in individuals aged ≥ 2 years who are at increased risk of pneumococcal disease.
The vaccine elicits immune response in recipients following immunization and is indicated for the prevention of pneumococcal diseases caused by the 23 serotypes contained in the vaccine (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19F, 19A, 20, 22F, 23F, and 33F). The vaccine will not prevent diseases caused by capsular types of Streptococcus pneumoniae other than those contained in the vaccine.
 
Dosage and Administration
(1) Injection site and route of administration: this product is for intramuscular or subcutaneous injection (intramuscularly recommended) and the preferred administration site is the deltoid muscle of the lateral upper arm or lateral mid-thigh. Intravascular and intradermal injection is prohibited.
(2) Dosage: single dose (0.5 mL).

Storage Conditions
Transport and store refrigerated at 2 to 8 , protect from light.
DO NOT FREEZE. Discard if the vaccine has been frozen.
Keep the product out of children’s reach.
 
Shelf Life
The shelf life of the vaccine is 24 months. Please use before the expiration date printed on the label or small box.