D.T. COQ/D.T.P

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Description

It is a DTwP type of vaccine containing purified Diphtheria toxoid, purified aTetanus toxoid and killed Bordetella pertussis bacilli. DTwP vaccine is administered to infants above the age of 6 weeks and preschool children  for active immunization against 3 diseases called Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (Whooping cough) diseases. Children infected with HIV, symptomatic or asymptomatic, should also be immunized with D.T.COQ/D.T.P.

Immunization guideline:

Primary vaccination with 0.5 ml doses can be done at 6,10,14 week schedule in countries where pertussis represents a major risk for infants. Booster dose can be given one year after the 3rd injection of the primary vaccination.

For latest IAP updates see revised immunization schedule.

Additional information

manufacturer

Sanofi Pasteur

country-of-manufacture

France

vaccine-type

Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (whole cell)

pharmaceutical-form

Liquid

package-size

1 Dose

route-of-administration

Intramuscular

preservative

Thiomersal

Contraindications

D.T. COQ/D.T.P should not be used in children having neurological disorder history. In case of severe allergy symptoms, like fever >40 deg C, persistent crying syndrome, febrile or non-febrile convulsion, hypotonia-hyporeactivity syndrome, following the first dose of vaccine, subsequent doses should not be given. DTP vaccine with acellular pertussis component should be given.

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