Tetanus Toxoid

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Uses of Tetanus Toxoid

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Tetanus Toxoid is used in the prevention of:

  • Tetanus

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

Tetanus Toxoid Brand Names

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

Tetanus Toxoid Drug Class

Tetanus Toxoid is part of the drug class:

Tetanus Toxoid Interactions

This is not a complete list of Tetanus Toxoiddrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tetanus Toxoid 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 Toxoid 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 Toxoid 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 Toxoid should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Tetanus Toxoid Dosage

Take tetanus toxoid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Tetanus Toxoid dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Tetanus Toxoid is available in the following doses:

  • Diphth/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio Intramuscular Kit
  • Diphtheria-tetanus Toxoids (dt) Ped Pediatric Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis,acel/tetanus Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/haemophilus/pertussis,whl/tetanus Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/hepb/pertussis,acel/polio/tetanus Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/pertussis,acel/tetanus/polio Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (dtap) Ped 15 Units-5 Units-23 Mcg/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (dtap) Ped 2.5 Units-18.5 Mcg-5 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (dtap) Ped 25 Units-10 Units-58 Mcg/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (dtap) Ped 6.7 Units-5 Units-46.8 Mcg/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Haemophilus B Conjugate (prp-t) Vaccine Intramuscular Powder For Injection
  • Haemophilus B-meningococcal Conj Vaccine Type C And Y Intramuscular Powder For Injection
  • Tetanus Toxoid 10 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus Toxoid 4 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Solution
  • Tetanus Toxoid 5 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Solution
  • Tetanus Toxoid 5 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus-diphth Toxoids (td) Adult/adol 10 Units-15 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus-diphth Toxoids (td) Adult/adol 10 Units-2 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus-diphth Toxoids (td) Adult/adol 2 Units-2 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus-diphth Toxoids (td) Adult/adol 5 Units-2units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus/diphth/pertuss (tdap) Adult/adol 2.5 Units-18.5 Mcg-5 Units/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus/diphth/pertuss (tdap) Adult/adol 5 Units-2 Units-15.5 Mcg/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension
  • Tetanus/diphth/pertuss (tdap) Adult/adol 5 Units-2.5 Units-18.5 Mcg/0.5 Ml Intramuscular Suspension

Forms of Medication

Tetanus Toxoid is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Injectable Suspension
  • Prefilled Syringe