VACCINE USAGE: Adacel is a vaccine indicated for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. Adacel is approved for use as a single dose in persons 10 through 64 years of age.
VACCINE DOSAGE: a single intramuscular injection of 0.5 mL.
VACCINE INGEDIENTS: aluminum phosphate, formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, 2-phenoxyethanol, ammonium sulfate, Stainer-Scholte medium, dimethyl-beta cyclodextrin, modified Mueller’s growth medium, Mueller-Miller casamino acid medium (without beef heart infusion).
ADVERSE VACCINE REACTIONS: headache, body ache, tiredness, chills, sore and swollen joints, nausea, lymph node swelling, diarrhea, vomiting, rash, anaphylactic reaction, hypersensitivity reaction, Guillain- Barre syndrome, brachial neuritis, facial palsy, convolutions, syncope, myositis, myocarditis, pruritus, extensive limb swelling.