Tag: dtap

  • Information on the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines DTaP, Tdap, common & severe side effects, history, and prescribing information for patients and doctors.

    Pertussis Vaccine

    Pertussis (whooping cough) is a serious lung infection that is preventable with the DTaP pertussis vaccine for children, or the Tdap pertussis booster shot for teenagers and adults. What is...

  • Vaccine Against Tetanus, DTaP, Tdap, Td, DT

    Tetanus Vaccine

    Tetanus (lockjaw) is a disease that is preventable with the DTaP tetanus vaccine for children, Tdap tetanus vaccine for teenagers and adults, and Td tetanus booster shots for adults every...

  • Picture of Pentacel Vaccine

    Pentacel Vaccine

    Pentacel is the first and only combination vaccine for DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis), IPV (polio), and Hib infections. Up to 16% of children develop fevers. Other serious side effects...

  • Vaccine Pediarix DTaP

    Pediarix Vaccine

    Pediarix is a combined immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, and hepatitis B. It is given in 3 shots to babies under 6 months old. Pediarix is more...

  • DTaP Vaccine

    DTaP is an immunization that helps children under 7 develop immunity to diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and sometimes other diseases. The most serious side effects include allergic reactions, fevers, seizures, nerve...