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Drug information on Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml) (Tetanus Toxoid) from Serum Institute of India Ltd

Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)

Serum Institute of India Ltd
Generic : Tetanus Toxoid
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Medical Condition(s) for which Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml) may be prescribed

Side effects of Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)

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 Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)?

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

When is Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)

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 Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Tetanus Toxoid (0.5 ml)

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

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