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Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed
Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed
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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 are tetanus toxoid vaccine administered (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 getting 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)?
Contact your doctor if a dose of tetanus toxoid vaccine is missed.
What happens if I overdose (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
An overdose of tetanus toxoid vaccine is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid before or after getting tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity before or after receiving the tetanus toxoid vaccine.
What other drugs will affect tetanus toxoid vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed)?
Talk to your doctor before receiving tetanus toxoid vaccine if you are taking any of the following medications that may affect the immune system:
- an oral or injectable steroid medication such as betamethasone (Celestone), cortisone (Cortone), dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone), methylprednisolone (Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone, Pediapred), prednisone (Orasone, Deltasone, others), or triamcinolone (Aristocort);
- an inhaled or nasal steroid such as beclomethasone (Qvar, Beclovent, Beconase, Vanceril, Vancenase), budesonide (Pulmicort, Rhinocort), flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide, Nasarel), fluticasone (Flovent, Flonase), mometasone (Nasonex), or triamcinolone (Azmacort, Nasacort);
- treatment for cancer with chemotherapy (medication), radiation, or x-rays;
- azathioprine (Imuran);
- basiliximab (Simulect);
- cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf);
- etanercept (Enbrel);
- leflunomide (Arava);
- muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone);
- mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept);
- sirolimus (Rapamune); or
- tacrolimus (Prograf).
It may not be recommended to receive tetanus toxoid vaccine if you are taking any of the medications listed above.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist may have additional information or suggest additional resources regarding tetanus toxoid vaccines.
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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