Prevnar Warnings and Precautions
Who Should Not Get Prevnar?
Your child should not receive Prevnar if he or she has had a serious reaction to any component of the Prevnar vaccine (including inactive ingredients) in the past. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients. It should be noted that Prevnar contains diphtheria toxoid.
There are a number of situations in which Prevnar should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before getting the vaccination. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you and your child.