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Drug information on Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed (Tetanus Toxoid) from GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed

  Injection
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Tetanus Toxoid
 1.75
5LF/0.5ml
0.5ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed may be prescribed


Side effects of Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed

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 Adsorbed?

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 Adsorbed not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed

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 Adsorbed

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed

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



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