Pharmaceuticals

SABA

Acronym for Short Acting Beta Agonist, like albuterol that is used for asthma. Compare to LABA, or Long Acting Beta Agonist, like Advair

13vPCV

13 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

10vPCV

Acronym for 10- valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.

7vPCV

Acronym for  Seven Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

23vPPV

23vPPV 23 valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine, a vaccine that is made of the 23 most frequently seen types of virulent (causes illness) S. Pneumonia strains. This is really important for patients without a spleen, as the spleen usually helps develop resistance to these organisms. It si also usually given to elderly, immunocompromised. Compare with PCV […]