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Be sure to notify your doctor of any side effects that occur after you receive this vaccine.
This vaccine may cause serious allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and require immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, a fast heartbeat, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after receiving the vaccine.
This vaccine will not protect you against all types of pneumococcal infections. It will also not treat an active infection.
Tell your doctor if you have already received another pneumococcal vaccine or using a medicine that causes a weak immune system (eg, radiation treatment, steroid medicine, or cancer medicine).