What should I avoid while taking the pneumococcal vaccine?

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The pneumococcal vaccine can cause major side effects in combination with certain medications and food. While taking the vaccine, avoid drinking alcohol and using tobacco. Also, avoid use of blood thinners, steroids, and other vaccines.

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