Tetanus Toxoid Injection

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Serum Institute Of India Ltd

Composition for Tetanus 5LF Injection

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Primarily used for

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27.1
₹5.42/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Tetanus Injection

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Uses of Tetanus Injection

Tetanus Toxoid Injection is used to prevent Teatnus.
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Side effects of Tetanus Injection

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 Injection

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

How Tetanus Injection works

Tetanus toxoid injection 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 Tetanus Injection

Expert advice for Tetanus Injection

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tetanus Toxoid Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetanus Toxoid 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
Tetanus Toxoid Injection is safe to use during lactation. H
uman studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Tetanus Toxoid Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tetanus
Toxoid Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mycomune 500mg Tablet, Mofetyl S 360mg Tablet, Immutil 500mg Tablet, Mofilet 250mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tetanus Toxoid, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tetanus 5LF Injection

Frequently asked questions for Tetanus Toxoid

Tetanus 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
Tetanus is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein
Tetanus 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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Substitutes for Tetanus

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