Pertussis Toxoid

Information about Pertussis Toxoid

Pertussis toxoid uses

Pertussis Toxoid is used to prevent whooping cough.

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.

Common side effects of pertussis toxoid

Diarrhoea, Fever, Injection site pain, Skin redness, Soreness, Swelling, Tenderness, Vomiting.

Available Medicine for Pertussis Toxoid

No medicine available

Content on this page was last updated on 15 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)