Does pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent interact with medications and foods?

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Pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent may potentially interact with other medications, so tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking before getting the vaccine. Pneumococcal vaccine polyvalent may particularly interact with blood thinners, other blood clot-preventing drugs or those that suppress your immune system, like steroid medications, chemotherapy or organ transplant rejection drugs. Your doctor may recommend waiting until you are finished using any form of these drugs before you get this vaccination.

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