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Younger adults can be at risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.

Younger
adults can
be at risk for
pneumococcal
pneumonia.

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If you’re 19 or older, here are the facts.

If you’re 19 or older, here are the facts.

Certain conditions, including asthma, diabetes, COPD, or chronic heart disease, may increase the risk of pneumococcal pneumonia. Even if the condition is under control. This is because the immune system is weakened, making it harder for the body to fight off disease. The risk increases further with more than one condition.

Taking certain medicines that suppress the immune system may also increase the risk.

Did you know?

Getting pneumococcal pneumonia can actually worsen your chronic condition. Talk to your doctor for more information.

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Your health conditions may affect your risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.

Your health conditions may affect your risk for pneumococcal pneumonia.

See below to learn if your health condition combined with your age could increase your risk.

Adults 18-64*

Asthma 5.7 times greater risk
Chronic lung disease 22.6 times greater risk
Heart disease 7.9 times greater risk
Diabetes 5.3 times greater risk
Taking certain medicines that suppress the immune system 17.3 times greater risk
Chronic renal failure 29.9 times greater risk
Non-functioning spleen (asplenia) 48.9 times greater risk
HIV 15.2 times greater risk
Asthma

5.7 times greater risk

Chronic lung disease

22.6 times greater risk

Heart disease

7.9 times greater risk

Diabetes

5.3 times greater risk

Taking certain medicines that suppress the immune system

17.3 times greater risk

Chronic renal failure

29.9 times greater risk

Non-functioning spleen (asplenia)

48.9 times greater risk

HIV

15.2 times greater risk

*Compared to healthy adults in the same age range

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Other health factors can increase your risk.

Other health factors can increase your risk.

Like smoking. Or certain cancers, such as leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin disease, generalized malignancy, or multiple myeloma. Radiation and chemotherapy can too. These health factors increase your risk for pneumococcal pneumonia, compared to healthy adults.

You can help
protect yourself.

You can help protect yourself.

Prevnar 20 was designed to help protect adults just like you from 20 strains of the bacteria that cause pneumococcal pneumonia.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION AND INDICATION

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Please click here for Prevnar 20 Full Prescribing Information.

INDICATION FOR PREVNAR 20

Patients should always ask their healthcare providers for medical advice about adverse events. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of vaccines to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or call 1‐800‐822‐7967 .

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION AND INDICATION

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Please click here for Prevnar 20 Full Prescribing Information.

INDICATION FOR PREVNAR 20

Patients should always ask their healthcare providers for medical advice about adverse events. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of vaccines to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Visit http://www.vaers.hhs.gov or call 1‐800‐822‐7967 .