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Dano-TT Vaccine


Overview

Introduction of Dano-TT Injection

Dano-TT Vaccine also known as tetanus toxoid (TT), is a vaccine used to prevent tetanus (lockjaw). During childhood five doses are recommended, with a sixth given during adolescence. Additional doses every 10 years are recommended.

Dano-TT Vaccine childhood immunization schedule of five doses is recommended. The primary series of three doses of DTP (DTwP or DTaP) should be given in infancy, with a booster dose of tetanus toxoid containing vaccine ideally at age 5 years and another booster as Td at 10 and 16 years of age. The type of tetanus prophylaxis that is required following injury depends on the nature of the lesion and the history of previous immunizations. However, no booster is needed if the last dose of the primary series, or of subsequent booster injections, was given less than 5 years ago for dirty wounds or less than 10 years ago for clean wounds. The most common side effect is pain at the site of the injection. This pain is a mild reaction to the injection and it should fade within a few days

Uses of Dano-TT Injection

Dano-TT Injection side effects

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

How to use Dano-TT Injection

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

How Dano-TT Injection works

Dano-TT Vaccine 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.

Dano-TT Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Dano-TT Vaccine. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dano-TT Vaccine during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dano-TT Vaccine during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Dano-TT Vaccine does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dano-TT Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dano-TT Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dano-TT Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dano-TT Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dano-TT Injection?

If you miss a dose of Dano-TT Vaccine, please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dano-TT with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Healgraft
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Thioprinz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
MINOR
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dano-TT

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apply dano hair oil, and lumina hair shampoo
What is the right time for TT vaccine in pregnancy.I'm pregnant from last 2 months.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
1st dose at 16 weeks and 2nd dose exactly after a month
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FAQs

Q. What does Dano-TT do?

Dano-TT 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 Dano-TT an antibiotic or protein?

Dano-TT is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein

Q. Does Dano-TT need a skin test?

Dano-TT 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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References
  1. Sinha A, Singh S. Immunization and Immunodeficiency. In: Paul VK, Bagga A, editors. Ghai Essential Pediatrics. 8th ed. New Delhi: CBS Publisher's & Distributors Pvt Ltd.; 2013. pp. 194-05.
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