Pfizer's Pneumococcal Vaccine Could See a Boost in Sales After the CDC's Recommendation for Use in Older Adults

Pfizer’s Prevnar 13 Could See a $2 Billion Boost in Sales

Pfizer’s Pneumococcal Vaccine Could See a Boost in Sales After the CDC’s Recommendation for Use in Older Adults On Wednesday, Pfizer announced that the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices (ACIP) has decided to recommend and promote the Prevnar 13 pneumococcal vaccine for use in adults aged 65 and up. The vaccine protects against pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia, which can …

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Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Votes to Recommend Pfizer’s Prevnar 13® Vaccine in Adults Aged 65 Years and Older

August 13, 2014 Pfizer Inc. today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted to recommend Prevnar 13® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM197 Protein])PCV13) for routine use to help protect adults aged 65 years and older against pneumococcal disease, which includes pneumonia caused by the 13 pneumococcal serotypes included in the vaccine. …

Pfizer’s massive seller Prevenar 13 gets an EU boost

Pfizer has announced that it has received approval from the European health regulator to expand use of its Prevenar 13 (also known as Prevnar 13 in the US) vaccine to adults aged 18 – 49 years, bridging the gap between the 6 week – 17 years and 50+ age groups for which the vaccine is currently approved. The European Commission's …

Pfizer unveil results of Prevnar 13 Phase 3 study in adults with HIV

Pfizer have unveiled the results from a Phase 3 study that trialled pneumococcal vaccine Prevnar 13 in adults infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In the Phase 3, open-label, single-arm trial, 331 HIV-infected individuals aged 18 years and older who had previously received at least one dose of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PSSV) were given three doses of Prevnar 13 at …