Medicine Overview of Tetanus Injection
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection is used for prevention of tetanus.
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.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Tetanus Toxoid TF 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
- 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.
Tetanus Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetanus Toxoid TF 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.
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human 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.
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection, please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Tetanus Injection
Tetanus is the vaccine given for prevention of tetanus
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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Taking Tetanus with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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