Tetanus Antitoxin

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Uses of Tetanus Antitoxin

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Tetanus Antitoxin is used in the prevention of:

  • Tetanus

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tetanus Antitoxin Brand Names

Tetanus Antitoxin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Tetanus Antitoxin Drug Class

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Tetanus Antitoxin Interactions

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Tetanus Antitoxin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Tetanus Antitoxin falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Tetanus Antitoxin should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Tetanus Antitoxin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.