DPT Vaccine Pharmacology

DPT Vaccine

About DPT Vaccine
Active immunizing agent, Prevention of Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus
Mechanism of Action of DPT Vaccine
Vaccine, DTP promote active immunisation to diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis in children from 6 wk to 6 yr of age
Pharmacokinets of DPT Vaccine
Onset of Action for DPT Vaccine
Duration of Action for DPT Vaccine
Half Life of DPT Vaccine
Side Effects of DPT Vaccine
2.Swelling and redness at the inj site
8.Abdominal pain
Contra-indications of DPT Vaccine
1.Hypersensitivity to these
Special Precautions while taking DPT Vaccine
2.Bleeding disorder
3.Seizure disorder
Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Use with caution
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Indications for DPT Vaccine
Interactions for DPT Vaccine
Efficacy of vaccine may be reduced when used with immunosuppressants e.g. cytotoxics, corticosteroids, irradiation
Typical Dosage for DPT Vaccine
As directed by physician
3 doses at interval of 4 weeks. Booster dose at 1.5 yrs of age and then at 5 years of age
Schedule of DPT Vaccine
Storage Requirements for DPT Vaccine
Store in refrigerator. Protect from light. Do not freeze
Effects of Missed Dosage of DPT Vaccine
Effects of Overdose of DPT Vaccine

Home Delivery for DPT Vaccine in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including dpt vaccine.

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 dpt vaccine and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for dpt vaccine 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 dpt vaccine 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 dpt vaccine before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for dpt vaccine with the pharmacy.

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