The vaccine against tetanus is designed for infants above 2 months, children, teenagers and adults. The vaccine is applied to the upper part of an arm.
It is vaccinated by three doses in the following time terms: the first dose is applied on the selected day, the second dose is applied in 4 – 6 weeks and the third dose in 6 – 12 months after the second dose.
The first re-vaccination of children is performed by one dose of the vaccine in the time between the 5th and 6th year of age and then between the 14th and 15th year of age.
Re-vaccination of adults is recommended every 10 years.
When it is necessary to postpone the vaccination?
You mustn´t suffer from any acute disease at the time of vaccination. On the day of application it is recommended to avoid any strains, sauna or excessive alcohol drinking. At least 2 weeks must have elapsed from / to the next vaccination. You mustn´t take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.
Undesirable effects after vaccination
Soreness, sensitivity, redness a swelling in the point of vaccination.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding are not an obstacle for tetanus vaccination.
All the data stated herein are of informative character only. The doctor always selects the vaccine or vaccination scheme based on personal consultation in the vaccination centre.