Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid
Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed is used in immunization against tetanus infection. It is given to provide protection against tetanus in adults and children above the age of 7 years or older. Most people are initially immune, but doses of tetanus vaccines are recommended every ten years to maintain immunity.
How does Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid Vaccines work?
Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid works by causing the body to produce antibodies. This is the body’s way of protecting itself against tetanus.
What does Adsorbed Vaccine mean?
Adsorbed vaccine is a vaccine that assists in the retention of the antigen and enhances the immune response in the body.
How to use Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed
This vaccine is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional, usually into the upper arm.
Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid Side Effects
Some of the side effects of Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid includes:
- Muscle aches
- Mild fever
- Joint pain
- Pain or swelling at the injection site.
Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid Precautions
Not to be administered in children younger than 7 years.
To be administered with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Before using this vaccine, discuss the following with your healthcare professional:
- Your medical history
- Nervous system disorders such as paralysis, numbness, tingling, extreme drowsiness and confusion.
Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid Price
Adsorbed Tetanus Toxoid is available for purchase on Drugstore.ng, an online pharmacy in Nigeria.