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Uses of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Tetanus Immunoglobulin is used in the treatment of:
- Wounds and Injuries
Tetanus Immunoglobulin is used in the prevention of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tetanus Immunoglobulin Brand Names
Tetanus Immunoglobulin may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Tetanus Immunoglobulin Drug Class
Tetanus Immunoglobulin is part of the drug class:
Tetanus Immunoglobulin Interactions
This is not a complete list of Tetanus Immunoglobulindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Tetanus Immunoglobulin 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 Immunoglobulin 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.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Tetanus Immunoglobulin should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Tetanus Immunoglobulin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Tetanus Immunoglobulin Dosage
Take tetanus immunoglobulin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Tetanus Immunoglobulin 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 Immunoglobulin is available in the following doses:
- Tetanus Immune Globulin 250 Units Intramuscular Solution
Forms of Medication
Tetanus Immunoglobulin is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Prefilled Syringe