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Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
DTaP, Tdap, Adacel, Boostrix, Infanrix, Pentaxim, Hexaxim

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine be used?

How Is the DTaP/Tdap Vaccine Given?
It is given by injection into a muscle.
The DTaP/Tdap vaccine is a combination vaccine given as one shot.
It may be given on its own as one shot, or in combination with other vaccines (e.g. Hepatitis B, Hib, Polio, Varicella) as one shot.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine - Handling

How should I handle Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine safely?

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine - Storage

How should I store Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine safely?

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP/Tdap) Vaccine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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