Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis are very serious diseases. Tdap vaccine can protect us from these diseases. And, Tdap vaccine given to pregnant women can protect newborn babies against pertussis.
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Tetanus enters the body through a wound or cut. It affects the brain and nervous system and causes extremely painful muscle spasms. Spasms of the jaw can make it impossible for you to open your mouth. This condition is often called “lockjaw.” Tetanus kills one out of five people infected with the disease.
Diphtheria is a very contagious infection that makes it difficult to breathe. In severe cases, it can cause heart and nerve damage.
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is an extremely contagious respiratory infection that can lead to severe breathing problems, especially in infants. Pertussis first appears like an ordinary cold, but then causes intense, uncontrollable coughing spells. A “whoop” noise is heard when the person tries to take a breath after coughing
What Are the Side Effects and Risks of Tdap and Td?
Like all medicines, vaccines can have side effects. However, the chance of a life-threatening reaction is small. The CDC says the dangers of developing pertussis, tetanus, or diphtheria far outweigh the risks of vaccination.
Mild side effects of Tdap may include:
Pain, redness, or swelling in the arm where the shot was given
Stomach upset, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
Artesunate Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Chloroquine Resistant Falciparum Malaria, Cerebral Malaria and other conditions. Artesunate Injection contains Artesunate as an active ingredient.Artesunate Injection works by producing free radicals which kills the malarial parasite. Detailed information related to Artesunate Injection's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Pemetrexed Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other conditions. Pemetrexed Injection contains Pemetrexed Disodium as an active ingredient. Pemetrexed Injection works by decreasing tumor cell growth.Detailed information related to Pemetrexed Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Ondansetron Injection blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting. It is used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused by surgery, cancer chemotherapy, or radiation treatment. It may be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Teniposide is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Teniposide is used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (a type of blood cancer) in children. Teniposide is usually given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful treatment. Teniposide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lidocaine injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Numbness, Pain Caused By Mouth Ulcers, Pain Caused By Denture Irritation, Pain Caused By Anal Or Rectal Problems, Before Minor Surgeries As Local Anesthetic and other conditions. Lidocaine injection contains Lidocaine as an active ingredient. Lidocaine injection works by stopping the sensation of pain by acting on peripheral nerves in the body. Detailed information related to Lidocaine injection's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Dopamine is a medication form of a substance that occurs naturally in the body. It works by improving the pumping strength of the heart and improves blood flow to the kidneys. Dopamine injection (Intropin) is used to treat certain conditions, such as low pressure, that occur when you are in shock, which may be caused by heart attack, trauma, surgery, heart failure, kidney failure, and other serious medical conditions. Dopamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ringer LActate Infusion is used for Mild to severe forms of dry, Scaly skin, Disbud calves horns, Fungal infections in humans and other conditions. Ringer LActate Infusion may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Ringer LActate Infusion contains Lactic Acid, and Sodium Hydroxide as active ingredients. Ringer LActate Infusion works by increasing the amount of water in the skin; reducing the secretion of gastric acid. Detailed information related to Ringer LActate Infusion's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Typhoid (also called "typhoid fever") is a serious disease caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. Typhoid can be fatal if left untreated.Typhoid can cause high fever, muscle aches, severe headache, weakness, confusion or agitation, loss of appetite, stomach pain, diarrhea or constipation, and rose-colored spots on the skin.Untreated typhoid infection may lead to kidney failure, or intestinal bleeding caused by perforation (forming of a hole), which can be fatal. If the infection spreads to the gallbladder, the infected person may become a chronic carrier of the bacteria that causes typhoid. A carrier may have no symptoms but is capable of spreading the infection to others. Typhoid is spread through contact with the stool (bowel movements) of a person infected with the bacteria. This usually occurs by eating food or drinking water that has become contaminated with feces from an infected person. Once in the digestive tract, typhoid infection can spread to the blood and other parts of the body.
Epoprostenol is a prostaglandin (a hormone-like substance that occurs naturally in the body). Prostaglandins help to control functions in the body such as blood pressure and muscle contractions. Epoprostenol is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It improves your ability to exercise. Epoprostenol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.