Adacel

Vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, designed for persons above 4 years of age as a booster after basic vaccination. The vaccine is applied to the upper part of an arm.

Vaccination scheme

The vaccination is performed by one dose on the selected day.

No re-vaccination was specified.

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.

Most frequently reported undesirable effects

Redness, swelling and soreness in the point of application, lack of appetite, qualm, Headache, diarrhoea, rash (eruption), muscle weakness, joints pain, fatigue, fever, cold fever.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding

Pregnant women should get the vaccine only in necessary cases, based on careful assessment of potential benefits and possible risks. It is necessary to assess the benefit / risk ration at the time of breastfeeding.

Warning

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.