Overview

Uses of Diphtheria Toxoid

Diphtheria Toxoid is used to prevent diphtheria.

Uses of Tetanus Toxoid

Tetanus Toxoid is used for prevention of tetanus.

Uses of Pertussis Toxoid

Pertussis Toxoid is used to prevent pertussis.

Uses of Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) is used for prevention of Hepatitis B infection.

Uses of Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine

Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine is used to prevent Haemophilus influenzae Type b disease.

Diphtheria Toxoid side effects

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

Tetanus Toxoid 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

Pertussis Toxoid side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Injection site pain
  • Skin redness
  • Soreness
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness
  • Vomiting

Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) side effects

Common
  • Neuropathy
  • Pain
  • Paralysis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin)
  • Convulsion
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Itching
  • Feeling of discomfort
  • Meningitis
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Skin redness
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine side effects

Common
  • Application site warmth
  • Injection site redness
  • Injection site swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Fever

How to use Diphtheria Toxoid

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

How to use Tetanus Toxoid

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

How to use Pertussis Toxoid

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

How to use Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

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

How to use Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine

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

How Diphtheria Toxoid 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.

How Tetanus Toxoid 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.

How Pertussis Toxoid 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.

How Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) works

Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

How Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine works

Haemophilus Type B Conjugate Vaccine is a vaccine which helps develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates the body's immune system to produce antibodies (proteins) to protect against any future infections.

Pentavac Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Pentavac PFS Vaccine during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Pentavac PFS Vaccine alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Pentavac PFS Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pentavac PFS Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pentavac PFS Vaccine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pentavac PFS Vaccine may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

Related to 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.

Related to 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.

Related to Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you have a weakened immune system due to cancer, use of anti-cancer drugs, dialysis or HIV infection.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you are old, obese or if you smoke.
  • Tell your doctor if you fainted during earlier vaccination with hepatitis B or if you have problems with blood clotting or if you have hepatitis B infection or live in an area prone to hepatitis B infection.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as the vaccine may make you feel dizzy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to hepatitis B or any other vaccines or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having fever.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pentavac

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My daughter is 18 months old, she got cut on her hand due to my wife bangle. My daughter skin got disturbed and bleeding happened for couple of minutes. Went to doctor and done cleaning. Do we need to take TT Injection, any problems in future. Not sure minute glass particle went into body, if it would have went how to find and what are the symptoms to find
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
If you have given immunization as per schedule no need to give inj tetanus as booster 1 given at 18 mths has tetanus
Dear respected sir, one small dog has bitten me 4-5 days ago, the area around leg has swallon. I have been taking tetanus injection. Could you please suggest me treatment in homeopathy. And which ointment can I use for bitten area. Thank you very much.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
It is better if you can take tetanus injection. The swelling will go itself.
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FAQs

Related to 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.
Related to 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.
Related to Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

Q. Is hepatitis B infection curable?

No. In most cases, the symptoms of hepatitis B infection is resolved within 4-8 weeks but person remain infected for lifetime. In some cases, however, symptoms may persist for a longer time (chronic infection)

Q. Is hepatitis B infection fatal or life-threatening?

Yes. Hepatitis B infection symptoms, if present for a longer time, may cause chronic infection, liver cirrhosis or liver cancer

Q. Is hepatitis B infection contagious?

Yes. Hepatitis B virus infection is contagious

Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?

Spreads through contact with the body fluids including saliva, blood, semen etc. of the infected person

Q. Does hepatitis B vaccine cause fever?

Mild fever may occur after hepatitis B vaccine administration. Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jun 2018.
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