Fortimel Pneumococcal Infection Side Effect Reports
The following Fortimel Pneumococcal Infection side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Pneumococcal Infection, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Fortimel or it might take time to develop.
|Lung Disorder, Pneumococcal Infection|
This Pneumococcal Infection side effect was reported by a physician from FRANCE. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Fortimel (dosage: Tdd:2 Vials), which was started on Feb 17, 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
Fortimel Pneumococcal Infection Causes and Reviews
Pneumococci are a type of streptococcus bacteria. The bacteria spread through contact with people who are ill or by healthy people who carry the bacteria in the back of their nose. Pneumococcal infections can be mild or severe. The most common types of infections are
- Ear infections
- Sinus infections
How the diagnosis is made depends upon where the infection is. Your doctor will do a physical exam and ask about your medical history. Possible tests may include blood, imaging, or lab tests. Treatment is with antibiotics. Vaccines can prevent pneumococcal infections. There are two vaccines. One is for infants and young children. The other is for people at high risk, including those who are over 65 years old, have chronic illnesses or weak immune systems, smoke, have asthma, or live in long-term care facilities.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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