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DaPT Vaccine

 
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Indication :

• Immunization against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis of all children.


Dosing :

0.5 ml IM in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh at 2, 4 and 6 months of age. Booster dose at 18 months and 5 years.

For children under 7 years who haven’t been immunized, give first three doses every month and fourth dose after a minimum gap of 6 months.

For children above 7 years who have not received primary immunization, use tetanus and diphtheria toxoids vaccine.


Adverse Effect :

Erythema, induration at the injection site, fever and drowsiness.

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