Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having tetanus antitoxin injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Do NOT use tetanus antitoxin injection if:
- You are allergic to it.
Use of tetanus antitoxin injection during pregnancy or breast feeding is (insert relevant information). Consult your doctor or health care professional before having tetanus antitoxin injection.
Tetanus antitoxin should not be used in the routine treatment of traumatic wounds. If the wound is extensive, with a high risk of tetanus infection, antitoxin, (preferably the human immunoglobulin) may be injected intramuscularly at the earliest possible moment after infliction of the injury. If equine antitoxin is used, the dose is usually from 1500 to 6000 units.
This preparation of tetanus antitoxin injection should not be used if human antitetanus immunoglobulin injection is available. Should be used with great caution if patient is subject to allergic disease such as asthma or infantile eczema, or was allergic to any previous antiserum injection.
Tetanus antitoxin injection may interact with medications such as, blood thinners, corticosteroids, cancer chemotherapy, drugs that weaken the immune system, other recent vaccinations. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with tetanus antitoxin injection.