ADT Booster is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) diphtheria + tetanus vaccine. On this page you will find out more about ADT Booster, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: diphtheria + tetanus vaccine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
ADT Booster injection suspension, 0.5 mL syringe
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is 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.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||suspension of white or grey particles in colourless or light yellow liquid|
|Dosage Form||Injection, suspension|
|Route of administration||Intramuscular|
1 x single dose syringe: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 x single dose syringe: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Freeze|
|Life time||6 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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