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Drug information on Dual-Antigen (Tetanus Toxoid) from Serum Institute of India Ltd

Dual-Antigen

  Injection
Serum Institute of India Ltd
Generic : Tetanus Toxoid
 13.65
25Lf/5Lf
0.5ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dual-Antigen may be prescribed


Side effects of Dual-Antigen

Mild fever, joint pain, dizziness, muscle aches, nausea, tiredness and pain/itching/swelling/redness at the injection site.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: IM/SC- Primary immunization: 3 doses (0.5 mL each of tetanus toxoid adsorbed) via IM administration; give 2nd dose 4-8 weeks after 1st dose and 3rd dose 6-12 month after 2nd dose, Booster dose: 0.5 mL.

How to use Dual-Antigen?

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the large muscle or under the skin.

When is Dual-Antigen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Dual-Antigen

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding disorders, history of Guillain-Barre syndrome, high fever after previous vaccination, immune system disorders, illness/infection, seizures, nervous system disorders, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid intravenous administration.

Other Precautions for Dual-Antigen

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Dual-Antigen

Store between 2° – 8°C. Do not freeze it.



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