DIPTHERIA AND TETANUS VACCINE (ABSORBED) I.P. DUAL ANTIGEN
Do you need to get Diptheria and Tetanus Vaccines for your friends and family in Kathmandu Nepal or for your travels in North India or Tibet?
Clinic One offers these vaccines in clean and comfortable environment. We are open 7 days a week so can support your needs at your convenience.
For active immunization against Diphtheria and Tetanus
- Indicated in infants, at or above the age of two months for the primary immunization.
- Pre- school children
- Three injections of 0.5ml each at least four week apart followed by a fourth dose 6 to 12 months later.
- For the primary immunization of infants and pre-school children it is recommended that three intramuscular injections of 0.5mL be administered with an interval of four to eight weeks between doses. A fourth injection should he administered one year after initial injection.
- Although it is recommend that immunization be started at two to six months of age. If for any reason it is delayed, the same schedule may be used throughout the pre-school period.
- A reinforcing injection of 0.5ml intramuscularly should he administered between four and six years of age. (I.e. at the time of school entry)
- It should be administered by intramuscular injection. The preferred site for injection in infants and young children is the anterolateral aspects of the upper thigh or the deltoid muscle in older children.
- Mild local reactions: pain, erythema, tenderness induration at the injection site.
- Transient lever
- High fever
- Acute illness
- Older children (after six years of age) or to adult because of danger of reactions to diphtheria toxoid.
- Mildly to moderately ill or malnourished children.
- Elective immunization of individuals over six months of age should be deferred during an outbreak of poliomyelitis.
- Individuals receiving corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive drugs may not develop an optimum ¡immunologic response.
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