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TETIG 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR TETIG

Tetanus Toxoid(500 mg)

food interaction for TETIG

alcohol interaction for TETIG

pregnancy interaction for TETIG

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Tetig 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Tetig 500mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Tetig 500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • MINOR OR NO INTERACTION
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TETIG

    Tetanus Toxoid(500 mg)

    Uses

    Tetig 500mg injection is used to prevent teatnus

    How it works

    Tetig 500mg 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.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Pain in extremity, Peripheral neuropathy, Joint pain, Body ache, Convulsion, Facial swelling, Fever, Injection site tenderness, Injection site pain, Vomiting

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    Expert advice FOR TETIG

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR TETIG

    Tetanus Toxoid

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    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

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    Does it cause passive immunity?
    Tetanus toxin imparts passive immunity to the patient

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    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

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    Does it contain horse serum?
    Tetanus toxoid does not contain horse serum.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)