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Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed
Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What are the possible side effects of tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What is the most important information I should know about tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- How is tetanus toxoid vaccine given (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What happens if I overdose (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What should I avoid before or after receiving tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- What other drugs will affect tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
If you miss a 10-year booster dose or if you get behind schedule, the next dose should be given as soon as possible.
Be sure to receive all recommended doses of this vaccine. You may not be fully protected if you do not receive the full series.
What happens if I overdose (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
An overdose of this vaccine is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid before or after receiving tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
Before receiving this vaccine, tell your doctor about all other vaccines you have recently received.
Also tell the doctor if you have recently received drugs or treatments that can weaken the immune system, including:
- an oral, nasal, inhaled, or injectable steroid;
- chemotherapy or radiation cancer treatments;
- medications to treat psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other autoimmune disorders, such as azathioprine (Imuran), etanercept (Enbrel), leflunomide (Arava), and others; or
- medicines to treat or prevent organ transplant rejection, such as basiliximab (Simulect), cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf), muromonab CD3 (Orthoclone), mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept), sirolimus (Rapamune), or tacrolimus (Prograf).
If you are using any of these medications, you may not be able to receive the vaccine, or may need to wait until the other treatments are finished.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with tetanus toxoid vaccine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about this vaccine. Additional information is available from your local health department or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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