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Pneumovax 23 - Pneumococcal Vaccine, Polyvalent

STN: BLA 101094
Proper Name: Pneumococcal Vaccine, Polyvalent
Tradename: Pneumovax 23
Manufacturer: Merck & Co., Inc, License #0002

  • PNEUMOVAX 23 is indicated for active immunization against pneumococcal disease caused by those pneumococcal types included in the vaccine in persons 50 years of age or older and persons greater than or equal to 2 years of age who are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease.

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