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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Pneumovax 23 Inj.

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Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
5/18/2009 11:01:37 PM

Reviewer: charles, 45-54 Male (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
May 3, 2007 my 10 month old son received three vaccines. One injection intended for the right thigh caused the needle to shoot off the syringe and the vaccine sprayed me and the clinic wall and floor. Seven weeks later the right femur could not support his weight, and he continued to cry the next morning. To cut a long story short, the surgeon who investigated the bone said it was the consistency ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
10/25/2008 6:50:35 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Pain at the injection site was manageable with massage & Ibuprophen. You must massage the injection site 4-5 times in the first 24 hours after injection. This minimizes the amount of medication left in the arm, and helps 100% with the swelling. I've had 3 of these shots in the last 14 years, all with the same effect. I'll continue to use it as long as I can.

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
10/24/2008 11:05:28 AM

Reviewer: nms, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have now had two of these vaccinations. Injection site became quite painful about 6 hours later, interferring with sleep, dressing, and my generally sunny mood. My upper arm is quite swollen and movement is limited, but I have no other side effects. Ibuprofen helps a little, as does a cold compress.

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
10/10/2008 10:58:22 AM

Reviewer: ghbaldwin, 65-74 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within 10 hours of administration, I had fever (101), joint and muscle ache, congestion, burning eyes, and soreness to the touch at the injection site.

Condition: Prevention of Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection
9/14/2008 2:35:43 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Got shot 2 days ago. Very painful at injectin site. Have low grade fever, nausea & muscle aches since last night. Hope it doesnt last much longer!

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