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Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Tetanus Injection

Tetanus 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 Tetanus Injection

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

How Tetanus Injection works

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.

Tetanus Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
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.
Driving
SAFE
Tetanus Toxoid TF Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
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.
Liver
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.

What if you miss a dose of Tetanus Injection?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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 Tetanus 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): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
MINOR
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tetanus

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Hi sir,i affected chicken pox now 21 days over now i accidently cut my hand now dt injection advisable?
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first take tetanus toxoid injectionand visit near by clinic for assessment of wound
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FAQs

Q. What does Tetanus do?

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

Q. Is Tetanus an antibiotic or protein?

Tetanus is not an antibiotic. It is an inactive protein

Q. Does Tetanus need a skin test?

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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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.
  2. Mayo Clinic. Tetanus Toxoid (Intramuscular Route, Injection Route). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Immunoglobulin tetanus. Elstree, Hertfordshire: Bio Products Laboratory Limited; 1992 [revised Oct. 2014]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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