Tetanus Immunoglobulin Pharmacology

Tetanus Immunoglobulin

About Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Systemic passive immunizing agent,immunoglobulin, Short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure.
Mechanism of Action of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
This sterile solution of globulins (derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus) gives short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillis.
Pharmacokinets of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Onset of Action for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Duration of Action for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Half Life of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Side Effects of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
1. Pain and tenderness may occur at the injection site
2. Fever
3. Chills
4. Flushing
5. Lightheadedness
6. Backache
7. Nausea
8. Stomach pain
9. Headache
10. Chest tightness
11. Flushed or pale face
12. Shortness of breath
13. Non-itchy skin rash
14. Itching
15. Vomiting
16. Aching legs
17. Dizziness
18. Chills or shivering
Contra-indications of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
1. Hyper sensitivity to it
2. Immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency or history of it
3. Bleeding disorders
Special Precautions while taking Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Indications for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
1. Prophylaxis in patients with wounds contaminated by Clostridium tetani in conjunction with appropriate wound management and simultaneous active immunization using a different injection site and syringe.
Interactions for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Typical Dosage for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Adults and children (>10years)-
High risk injuries to non-immune and immune patients -250 IU or 500 IU (24 hours have passed since injury or if there is a risk of heavy contamination).
Clinical tetanus-3000 IU - 6000 IU as a single dose.
If large doses (>5 mL) are required, it is advisable to administer them in divided doses at different sites.
Schedule of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Storage Requirements for Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Store between 2?C to 8?C.Do not freeze. Protect from light. Keep out of reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Effects of Overdose of Tetanus Immunoglobulin
Give symptomatic and supportive treatment.

Home Delivery for Tetanus Immunoglobulin in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for tetanus immunoglobulin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for tetanus immunoglobulin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take tetanus immunoglobulin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for tetanus immunoglobulin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for tetanus immunoglobulin with the pharmacy.

Tetanus Immunoglobulin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for tetanus immunoglobulin might be better known than tetanus immunoglobulin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have tetanus immunoglobulin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for tetanus immunoglobulin.