Tag: Pertussis

  • Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects.

    Pertussis Vaccine Side Effects

    Injection-site pain and swelling are the most common side effects of vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough). There are also reports of seizures, encephalitis, brain disorders, and other severe side effects....

  • 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...

  • Quadracel DTaP-IPV Vaccine

    Quadracel Vaccine

    Quadracel is a shot that can be given as the last dose in the DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis) or IPV (polio) series of immunizations. The most serious side effects include...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Picture of Boostrix Vaccine

    Boostrix Vaccine

    Boostrix is a Tdap vaccine that is given in a single booster shot. Boostrix is an immunization for teenagers and adults against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis. What is Boostrix? Boostrix®...

  • medicine vials and syringe.

    Infanrix Vaccine

    Infanrix an immunization against diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus. It is given in a 5-dose series of shots to children between the ages of 2 months and 6 years old. What...

  • Medical vials and Syringe, Isolated on Blue background

    Daptacel Vaccine

    Daptacel is an immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) that is given in a 5-shot series to children. What is Daptacel? Daptacel® is a DTaP vaccine made by Sanofi...