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Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed (Td)

Last Updated: September 13, 2017
Status: Resolved

Reason for the Shortage
    • Grifols has tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed (Td) available.[1]
    • Sanofi Pasteur has Tenivac available.[2]
    • Adult tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines are not affected by this shortage.
    • Pediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids adsorbed (DT) and diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccines (DTaP) are not affected by this shortage.
Available Products
    • Tenivac intramuscular suspension for injection, Sanofi Pasteur, 5 Lf tetanus toxoid / 2 Lf diphtheria toxoid, 0.5 mL syringe, 10 count, NDC 49281-0215-15
    • Tenivac intramuscular suspension for injection, Sanofi Pasteur, 5 Lf tetanus toxoid / 2 Lf diphtheria toxoid, 0.5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 49281-0215-10
    • Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed (Td) intramuscular suspension for injection, Grifols, 2 Lf tetanus toxoid / 2 Lf diphtheria toxoid, 0.5 mL vial, 10 count, NDC 13533-0131-01

Implications for Patient Care

    • Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed (Td) is labeled for active immunization for the prevention of tetanus and diphtheria in persons 7 years of age or older. [3-4]

References

    1. Grifols (personal communications). December 19, 2016; January 31, March 27, May 22, July 7, and September 13, 2017.
    2. Sanofi Pasteur (personal communications). December 19, 2016; January 31, March 27, May 22, July 7 and 21, August 29, and September 13, 2017.
    3. Sanofi Pasteur. Tenivac. Swiftwater, PA; Sanofi Pasteur; April 2013.
    4. Grifols. Tetanus and diphtheria toxoids adsorbed. Los Angeles, CA; February 2015.

Updated

Updated September 13, 2017 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created December 20, 2016 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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