This vaccine is intended for active immunization against tetanus (core vaccination and booster) or post-exposure prophylaxis of children and adults with unproven or incomplete tetanus vaccination.
The vaccine is injected into the upper arm.
Basic tetanus vaccination in adults is given in three doses to persons who have not been vaccinated against tetanus or who were vaccinated more than 10 years ago. The recommended interval between the first and second dose is 6 weeks and between the second and third dose 6 months.
Re-vaccination is always done after every 10 -15 years
When is it necessary to postpone vaccination?
You must not be acutely ill at the time of vaccination, physical exertion, visiting the sauna, solarium, or large consumption of alcoholic beverages is not recommended on the day of application. The interval between the previous and next vaccination must be at least 2 weeks. You must not take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.
Most commonly reported side effects
Pain at the injection site, mild fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, indigestion, weakness.
may be administered during pregnancy and lactation if clinically indicated.
All information given here is for information purposes only. The choice of vaccine or vaccination schedule is always up to the doctor after a personal consultation at the vaccination centre.