Vaccination Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids
Indications: prevention of diphtheria and tetanus.
Direction for use: Immunization with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids for paediatric use is recommended for infants and children from 6 weeks of age. In addition, these children and adults should receive booster doses of Td every 10 years for the rest of their lives.
Prevention: A booster dose should be given every 10 years.
Pregnancy: This vaccine has not been shown to cause birth defects or other problems in humans
Side effects: Redness or hard lump at the place of injection (this may last for a few days; however, less often, the hard lump may last for a few weeks), Chills; fast heartbeat; fever under 39.4 °C (103 °F); general feeling of discomfort or illness; headache; muscle aches; swelling of glands in armpit; unusual tiredness or weakness
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