(also known as pneumococcal vaccine)
Why do I need this medicine?
Pneumococcal vaccine is used to protect you against infectious disease. This medicine helps prevent infections caused by certain types of bacteria called Streptococcus pneumonia.
How do I use this medicine?
Pneumococal vaccine is to be given intramuscularly (into the muscle) or subcutaneously (under the skin).
Your doctor or nurse will administer the injection for you.