ADACEL INJECTION

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Medicine Overview of ADACEL INJECTION

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Uses of Diphtheria Toxoid

Diphtheria Toxoid is used to prevent diptheria.
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Side effects of Diphtheria Toxoid

Common

Neurological disturbances, Pain, Fever, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Decreased blood pressure, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Tenderness, Urticaria.

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How to use Diphtheria Toxoid

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How ADACEL INJECTION works

Diphtheria toxoid is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.
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Uses of Tetanus Toxoid

Tetanus Toxoid is used to prevent teatnus.
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Side effects of Tetanus Toxoid

Common

Nausea, Pain in extremity, Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Joint pain, Body ache, Convulsion, Facial swelling, Fever, Injection site tenderness, Injection site pain, Vomiting.

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How to use Tetanus Toxoid

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How ADACEL INJECTION works

Tetanus toxoid is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.
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Uses of Pertussis Toxoid

Pertussis Toxoid is used to prevent whooping cough.
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Side effects of Pertussis Toxoid

Common

Diarrhoea, Fever, Injection site pain, Skin redness, Soreness, Swelling, Tenderness, Vomiting.

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How to use Pertussis Toxoid

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How ADACEL INJECTION works

Pertussis toxoid is a vaccine.It helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness, but it does stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies to protect against any future infections.

In Depth Information on ADACEL INJECTION

Expert advice for Diphtheria Toxoid

• For DPT vaccine, always follow the compulsory schedule of 5 doses starting from 6 weeks age of a child.Inform your doctor, if you have taken diphtheria toxoid vaccine within 5 years. • Inform your doctor, if you are suffering from blood disorders, sudden temporary loss of movements (Guillain Barre Syndrome), or if you have a poor body defence system. • Do not drive of operate machinery after the injection, as the combination vaccines may cause dizziness. • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe allergic reaction such as tightness in chest, difficulty breathing, fainting, fits, tingling or weakness in hands and feet, severe and persistent swelling, redness and pain on injection site.  • Should not be given to patients allergic to diphtheria toxoids, any of the components of the combination vaccines or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to patients with acute severe illness with high fever. • Should not be given to patients with a history of severe allergic reaction after vaccination with any other diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccines.

Expert advice for Tetanus Toxoid

  • Do not take tetanus toxoid if you are allergic to it or any of the other ingredient of this injection.
  • Consult your doctor before taking tetanus toxoid if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or planning for a pregnancy; or undergoing radiation or chemotherapy.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: seizures (fits); fever, infection, bleeding disorder, low platelet levels or weak immune system due to HIV infection or AIDS.
  • Take special precautions while using tetanus toxoid if you had severe pain and swelling or bleeding at previous vaccination site.
Warnings
Special precautions for ADACEL INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Adacel injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Adacel injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ADACEL INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Diphtheria Toxoid

Q. Is diphtheria toxin an endotoxin?
No, diphtheria toxin is an exotoxin and not an endotoxin
Q. Is diphtheria toxin a protein?
Yes, diphtheria toxin is an extracellular protein of the bacteria Corynebacterium diphtheriae.

Frequently asked questions for Tetanus Toxoid

Q. What does tetanus toxoid do?
Tetanus toxoid is the vaccine given for prevention of tetanus
Q. How does it work?
Tetanus symptoms involve tightening of muscles of the body and causing a locked jaw, thus making it impossible to breathe, open the mouth to eat or swallow. It works by helping the body produce substances that resist infection from bacteria causing tetanus
Q. Is tetanus toxoid a live vaccine/attenuated?
Tetanus toxoid is an inactivated toxin. It is neither a live vaccine/attenuated
Q. Does it cause passive immunity?
Tetanus toxin imparts passive immunity to the patient
Q. Is tetanus toxoid an antibiotic or protein?
Tetanus toxoid is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein
Q. Does tetanus toxoid need a skin test?
Tetanus toxoid may not require a skin test.kindly consult your doctor for the sam
Q. Does it have to be refrigerated?
It has to be refrigerated between 2-8 degrees centigrade
Q. Does it contain horse serum?
Tetanus toxoid does not contain horse serum.
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