Active ingredients: diphtheria + tetanus vaccine
What it is used for
Vaccination of children (greater than or equal to 5 years of age) and adults who have previously received at least 3 doses of a vaccine for primary immunisation against diphtheria and tetanus. ADT Booster is not intended for primary immunisation against diphtheria and tetanus. Use of ADT Booster should be scheduled in accordance with official national recommendations.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
suspension of white or grey particles in colourless or light yellow liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient diphtheria + tetanus vaccine
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Health Advice for Members of Australian Medical Assistance Teams Going to the Asia-Pacific Area
This document provides health advice about personal health protection to persons planning to travel to disaster-affected areas in the Asia-Pacific area as a member of an Australian government health team.
Read more on Department of Health website