Help protect your patients against key serotypes that cause invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)1,3

Learn more about the immunogenicity of VAXNEUVANCE.

VAXNEUVANCE elicited robust immune responses against 15 pneumococcal serotypes following a 4-dose series.a

Comparable to PCV13 for 12 shared serotypesa

VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) Was Comparable to PCV13 For 12 Shared Serotypes: 1, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 23F (a)

Superior Immunogenicitya vs PCV13 for shared serotype 3b

VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) Elicited Superior Immunogenicity (43% Higher) Versus PCV13 for Shared Serotype 3 (a,b)

43%

higher immunogenicity vs PCV13

Superior Immunogenicitya vs PCV13 for unique serotypes 22F and 33F

VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine) Elicited Superior Immunogenicity Versus PCV13 for Unique Serotypes 22F and 33F and is the Only Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine For Children That Helps Protect Against Serotypes 22F and 33F (2,16,a)

VAXNEUVANCE is the only pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for children that helps protect against serotypes 22F and 33F.2,16

Randomized controlled trials assessing the clinical efficacy of VAXNEUVANCE compared to PCV13 have not been conducted.

aBased on IgG GMCs. 
bAt 30 days post dose 4, IgG GMC Ratio vs PCV13, 1.43 (95% CI: 1.30, 1.57).

Study Design

Study 8 was a pivotal, double-blind, active comparator-controlled study in which participants were randomized to receive VAXNEUVANCE (N=860) or PCV13 (N=860) in a 4-dose series. The first 3 doses were administered to infants at 2, 4, and 6 months of age and the fourth dose was administered to children at 12 through 15 months of age. Participants also received other licensed pediatric vaccines concomitantly. Immune responses were measured by IgG response rates, IgG GMCs, and OPA GMTs for all 15 serotypes contained in VAXNEUVANCE.

Robust immunogenicity in various pediatric patient populations

VAXNEUVANCE was approved for use in infants and children based on data from seven randomized, double-blind clinical studies designed to evaluate immunogenicity, safety, and tolerability.

Phase 3 clinical trials for VAXNEUVANCE included…

Children born prematurely
who have ~5X greater
risk for IPD vs infants born at full term.17

Children living with HIV or sickle cell disease who have ~50X greater risk for IPD vs healthy children.18

Study Designs

In a descriptive analysis within studies 8, 9, and 10, the safety and immunogenicity of VAXNEUVANCE were evaluated in enrolled preterm infants (<37 weeks gestation at birth). Participants were randomized to receive VAXNEUVANCE (N=142) or PCV13 (N=144) as a 4-dose series administered at 2, 4, 6, and 12 through 15 months of age. Participants in these studies may have received either US-licensed or non-US licensed concomitant vaccines according to the local recommended schedule.

Study 13 was a double-blind, descriptive study that assessed the safety and immunogenicity of VAXNEUVANCE in children 5 to 17 years of age with sickle cell disease. Participants were randomized 2:1 to receive a single dose of VAXNEUVANCE (N=70) or PCV13 (N=34).

Study 14 was a double-blind, descriptive study that assessed the safety and immunogenicity of VAXNEUVANCE in HIV-infected children 6 to 17 years of age, with CD4+ T-cell count ≥200 cells per microliter and plasma HIV RNA value <50,000 copies/mL. Participants were randomized to receive a single dose of VAXNEUVANCE (N=203) or PCV13 (N=204), followed by PNEUMOVAX®23 (Pneumococcal Vaccine Polyvalent) two months later.


VAXNEUVANCE demonstrated strong immunogenicity in both infants and children who are healthy or at increased risk for IPD.


CI, confidence interval; GMC, geometric mean concentration (mcg/mL); GMT, geometric mean titer, IgG, Immunoglobulin G; OPA, opsonophagocytic activity; PCV, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine; PCV13, 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

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Reference

  1. Weycker D, Farkouh RA, Strutton DR, Edelsberg J, Shea KM, Pelton SI. Rates and costs of invasive pneumococcal disease and pneumonia in persons with underlying medical conditions. BMC Health Serv Res. 2016;16:182. doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1432-4
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Reference

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Pneumococcal disease: risk factors. Last reviewed January 27, 2022. Accessed June 6, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/pneumococcal/clinicians/risk-factors.html
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Reference

  1. Prevnar 13. Prescribing Information. Pfizer; 2019.
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Reference

  1. Hu T, Weiss T, Owusu-Edusei K, Petigara T. Health and economic burden associated with 15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine serotypes in children in the United States. J Med Econ. 2020;23(12):1653-1660. doi:10.1080/13696998. 2020.1840216
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Reference

  1. Pilishvili T, Gierke R, Farley M, et al. Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) following 18 years of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) use in the United States. Poster presented at: International Symposium of Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Disease; June 21-24, 2020; Toronto, Canada.
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Reference

  1. Pneumococcal vaccination. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last reviewed January 24, 2022. Accessed October 25, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/pneumo/index.html

Indication for VAXNEUVANCE

VAXNEUVANCE is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F in individuals 6 weeks of age and older.

Select Safety Information for VAXNEUVANCE

Do not administer VAXNEUVANCE to individuals with a severe allergic reaction (eg, anaphylaxis) to any component of VAXNEUVANCE or to diphtheria toxoid.

Some individuals with altered immunocompetence, including those receiving immunosuppressive therapy, may have a reduced immune response to VAXNEUVANCE.

Apnea following intramuscular vaccination has been observed in some infants born prematurely. Vaccination of premature infants should be based on the infant’s medical status and the potential benefits and possible risks.

The most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions in children vaccinated at 2, 4, 6, and 12 through 15 months of age, provided as a range across the 4-dose series, were: irritability (57.3% to 63.4%), somnolence (24.2% to 47.5%), injection-site pain (25.9% to 40.3%), fever ≥38.0°C (13.3% to 20.4%), decreased appetite (14.1% to 19.0%), injection-site induration (13.2% to 15.4%), injection-site erythema (13.7% to 21.4%), and injection-site swelling (11.3% to 13.4%).

The most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions in children 2 through 17 years of age vaccinated with a single dose were: injection-site pain (54.8%), myalgia (23.7%), injection-site swelling (20.9%), injection-site erythema (19.2%), fatigue (15.8%), headache (11.9%), and injection-site induration (6.8%).

The reported solicited adverse reactions in children 7 through 11 months of age who received 3 doses of VAXNEUVANCE were: fever ≥38.0°C (21.9%), irritability (32.8%), injection-site erythema (28.1%), somnolence (21.9%), injection-site swelling (18.8%), injection-site pain (18.8%), injection-site induration (17.2%), decreased appetite (15.6%), and urticaria (1.6%).

The reported solicited adverse reactions in children 12 through 23 months of age who received 2 doses of VAXNEUVANCE were: fever ≥38.0°C (11.3%), irritability (35.5%), injection-site pain (33.9%), somnolence (24.2%), decreased appetite (22.6%), injection-site erythema (21.0%), injection-site swelling (14.5%), and injection-site induration (8.1%).

Vaccination with VAXNEUVANCE may not protect all vaccine recipients.

Before administering VAXNEUVANCE, please read the accompanying Prescribing Information. The Patient Information also is available.

Indication for VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine)

VAXNEUVANCE is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F in individuals 6 weeks of age and older.

VAXNEUVANCE is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae

VAXNEUVANCE is indicated for active immunization for the prevention of invasive disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 22F, 23F, and 33F in individuals 6 weeks of age and older.

Select Safety Information for VAXNEUVANCE™ (Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine)

Do not administer VAXNEUVANCE to individuals with a severe allergic reaction (eg, anaphylaxis) to any component of VAXNEUVANCE or to diphtheria toxoid.

Some individuals with altered immunocompetence, including those receiving immunosuppressive therapy, may have a reduced immune response to VAXNEUVANCE.

Apnea following intramuscular vaccination has been observed in some infants born prematurely. Vaccination of premature infants should be based on the infant’s medical status and the potential benefits and possible risks.

The most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions in children vaccinated at 2, 4, 6, and 12 through 15 months of age, provided as a range across the 4-dose series, were: irritability (57.3% to 63.4%), somnolence (24.2% to 47.5%), injection-site pain (25.9% to 40.3%), fever ≥38.0°C (13.3% to 20.4%), decreased appetite (14.1% to 19.0%), injection-site induration (13.2% to 15.4%), injection-site erythema (13.7% to 21.4%), and injection-site swelling (11.3% to 13.4%).

The most commonly reported solicited adverse reactions in children 2 through 17 years of age vaccinated with a single dose were: injection-site pain (54.8%), myalgia (23.7%), injection-site swelling (20.9%), injection-site erythema (19.2%), fatigue (15.8%), headache (11.9%), and injection-site induration (6.8%).

The reported solicited adverse reactions in children 7 through 11 months of age who received 3 doses of VAXNEUVANCE were: fever ≥38.0°C (21.9%), irritability (32.8%), injection-site erythema (28.1%), somnolence (21.9%), injection-site swelling (18.8%), injection-site pain (18.8%), injection-site induration (17.2%), decreased appetite (15.6%), and urticaria (1.6%).

The reported solicited adverse reactions in children 12 through 23 months of age who received 2 doses of VAXNEUVANCE were: fever ≥38.0°C (11.3%), irritability (35.5%), injection-site pain (33.9%), somnolence (24.2%), decreased appetite (22.6%), injection-site erythema (21.0%), injection-site swelling (14.5%), and injection-site induration (8.1%).

Vaccination with VAXNEUVANCE may not protect all vaccine recipients.

Before administering VAXNEUVANCE, please read the accompanying Prescribing Information. The Patient Information also is available.

Do not administer VAXNEUVANCE to individuals with a severe allergic reaction (eg, anaphylaxis) to any component of VAXNEUVANCE or

Do not administer VAXNEUVANCE to individuals with a severe allergic reaction (eg, anaphylaxis) to any component of VAXNEUVANCE or to diphtheria toxoid.

Some individuals with altered immunocompetence, including those receiving immunosuppressive therapy, may have a reduced immune response to VAXNEUVANCE.

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