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  • Pneumococcal
  • Recommendations for Adults

We have a 45-year-old patient taking Mesalamine for ulcerative colitis. Should pneumococcal vaccination be recommended for this patient?

Mesalamine (mesalazine) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is not immunosuppressive, so it’s use would not place a person at increased risk of invasive pneumococcal disease.

Last reviewed: July 26, 2022

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