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Pneumococcal (PCV13) conjugate vaccine    Medsafe Data Sheets   New Zealand Formulary.   Hospital Medicines List.   PDF Schedule - Refer from page 303.
  • Inj 30.8 mcg of pneumococcal polysaccharide serotypes 1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F and 23F in 0.5ml syringe
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Prevenar 13
    • Pharmacode2383047
    • Subsidy $0.00
    • Measure / Qty per 1
    • Brand Fully subsidised brand. Prevenar 13
    • Pharmacode2451085
    • Subsidy $0.00
    • Measure / Qty per 10
  1. Only on a prescription

  2. No patient co-payment payable

    1. Any of the following:

      1. A course of three doses for previously unvaccinated children up to the age of 59 months inclusive; or

      2. Two doses are funded for high risk individuals (over the age of 12 months and under 18 years) who have previously received two doses of the primary course of PCV10; or

      3. Up to an additional four doses (as appropriate) are funded for the (re)immunisation of high risk children aged under 5 years with any of the following:

        1. on immunosuppressive therapy or radiation therapy, vaccinate when there is expected to be a sufficient immune response; or

        2. primary immune deficiencies; or

        3. HIV infection; or

        4. renal failure, or nephrotic syndrome; or

        5. who are immune-suppressed following organ transplantation (including haematopoietic stem cell transplant); or

        6. cochlear implants or intracranial shunts; or

        7. cerebrospinal fluid leaks; or

        8. receiving corticosteroid therapy for more than two weeks, and who are on an equivalent daily dosage of prednisone of 2 mg/kg per day or greater, or children who weigh more than 10 kg on a total daily dosage of 20 mg or greater; or

        9. chronic pulmonary disease (including asthma treated with high-dose corticosteroid therapy); or

        10. pre term infants, born before 28 weeks gestation; or

        11. cardiac disease, with cyanosis or failure; or

        12. diabetes; or

        13. Down syndrome; or

        14. who are pre-or post-splenectomy, or with functional asplenia; or

      4. Up to an additional four doses (as appropriate) are funded for the (re-)immunisation of individuals 5 years and over with HIV, pre or post haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, or chemotherapy; pre- or post splenectomy; functional asplenia, pre- or post- solid organ transplant, renal dialysis, complement deficiency (acquired or inherited), cochlear implants, intracranial shunts, cerebrospinal fluid leaks or primary immunodeficiency; or

      5. For use in testing for primary immunodeficiency diseases, on the recommendation of an internal medicine physician or paediatrician.

    2. Contractors will be entitled to claim payment from the Funder for the supply of Pneumococcal (PCV13) conjugate vaccine to people eligible under the above criteria pursuant to their contract with Health New Zealand (Health NZ) for subsidised immunisation, and they may only do so in respect of the Pneumococcal (PCV13) conjugate vaccine listed in the Pharmaceutical Schedule.

    3. Contractors may only claim for populations within the criteria that are covered by their contract, which may be a sub-set of the population described in paragraph A above.

Note: please refer to the Immunisation Handbook for the appropriate schedule for catch up programmes

  • Rectangle page icon symoblising a PDF. PDF
  • A tick icon. Fully subsidised
  • An oval with the number 29 in it. Unapproved medicine under Section 29
  • An asterisk symbol. 3 or 6 months should be dispensed at once
  • Two duplicate pages icon. Click to copy
  • A triangle symbol. Three months supply may be dispensed at one time if endorsed "certified exemption" by the prescriber or pharmacist.
  • OP Original pack
  • Sole Subsidised Supply