В the cdc recommends that people of all ages receive the tetanus vaccine. The dtap vaccine is recommended for children under the age of 7 years old.
В tell your vaccine provider if the person getting the vaccine has had an allergic reaction after a previous dose of any vaccine that protects against tetanus, diphtheria, or pertussis, or has any severe, life-threatening allergies. Has had a coma, decreased level of consciousness, or prolonged seizures within 7 days after a previous dose of any pertussis vaccine (dtp or dtap).
For the most part these are minor (for example, a sore arm or low-grade fever) and go away within a few days. Listed below are vaccines licensed in the united states and side effects that have been associated with each of them.
The dtp vaccine has been around since 1948 and was one of the first to combine multiple vaccines into a single injection. It combined the pertussis vaccine (created in 1914) with the diphtheria vaccine (1926) and tetanus vaccine (1938).
В the td vaccine is a booster shot that may be given every 10 years. Td can also be given after a severe wound or burn to prevent tetanus. This may be given if it has been at least 5 years since your last td vaccine. Do not get the tdap vaccine if you are allergic to any part of the vaccine.
A person who has ever had a life-threatening allergic reaction after a previous dose of any diphtheria, tetanus or pertussis containing vaccine, or has a severe allergy to any part of this vaccine, should not get tdap vaccine. Tell the person giving the vaccine about any severe allergies.
В the td vaccine is a booster shot that may be given every 10 years. Td can also be given after a severe wound or burn to prevent tetanus. This may be given if it has been at least 5 years since your last td vaccine. When should i not get the td vaccine? You had an allergic reaction to dtap, dtp, tdap, or td.
Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine (also known as dtap) is a combination immunizing agent given by injection to protect against infections caused by diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), and pertussis (whooping cough). This vaccine is given only to children 6 weeks through 6 years of age (before the childs 7th birthday).