PNEUMOSIL – Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine (Adsorbed, 10-Valent)

  • Favorable Immunogenicity Profile
  • Meets WHO Standard for Vaccine Quality, Safety and Efficacy
  • Covers the Most Prevalent Serotypes in Iran
  • A Tailored PCV* with 6A, 19A Serotypes
  • Similar Coverage to other PCVs in High Diseases Burden Countries

*PCV, Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

 

Dosage and Administration:

Vaccination Schedule for Infants and Toddlers

Dosage SchedulesDose 1 a, bDose 2 bDose 3 bDose 4 c, d
3p+16 weeks10 weeks14 weeks9-10 months or 12-15 months
3p+06 weeks10 weeks14 weeks-
2p+16 weeks-14 weeks9-18 months
a. Dose 1 may be given as early as 6 weeks or at 2 months of age.

b. The recommended dosing interval is 4 to 8 weeks.

c. A booster (fourth) dose is recommended at least 6 months after the last primary dose and may be given from the age of 9 months onwards (preferably between 12 and 15 months of age).

d. A booster dose is recommended at the age of 9-18 months of age.

 

Vaccination Schedule for Unvaccinated Children 7 Months of Age Through 2 Years of Age

Age at First DoseTotal Number of 0.5 ml Doses
7-11 months of age3 a
12-24 months of age2 b
a. The vaccination schedule consists of two primary doses of 0.5 ml with an interval of at least 1 month between doses. A booster (third) dose is recommended in the second year of life with an interval of at least 2 months after the last primary dose.

b. The vaccination schedule consists of two doses of 0.5 ml with an interval of at least 2 months between doses.

 

 


References:

1. www.pneumosil.com

2. https://extranet.who.int/pqweb/vaccines/list-prequalified-vaccines

3. Pneumosil Package Insert, Revision date: 03/2023

4. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2021; 21(2): 304-310

5. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020; 39(12):2257-2267.

 

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