Tetanus vaccine for infants from 2 months of age, children, adolescents and adults. The vaccine is injected into the upper arm.

Vaccination scheme

Vaccinations are administered according to age and expiry of the previous vaccination period.

Vaccination is normally carried out after 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.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding

The vaccine can be administered to pregnant women if the first dose was given before the pregnancy was detected. It is also vaccinated in the second and third trimesters. Vaccination of breastfeeding women is a consideration because tetanus antibodies are excreted in breast milk.


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.