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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular is also known as: Daptacel (DTaP), Infanrix (DTaP), Tripedia (DTaP)

Medically reviewed on Sep 12, 2017

Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Pregnancy Warnings

Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis, acellular vaccine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis, acellular vaccine is not indicated for patients 7 years of age or older.

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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids / pertussis, acellular Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis, acellular vaccine in human milk. Diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis, acellular vaccine is not indicated for patients 7 years of age or older.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Tripedia (diphtheria/pertussis, acellular/tetanus)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Swiftwater, PA.
  2. "Product Information. Daptacel (diphtheria/pertussis, acellular/tetanus)." Aventis Pasteur Inc, Swiftwater, PA.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Tripedia (diphtheria/pertussis, acellular/tetanus)." Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Swiftwater, PA.
  2. "Product Information. Daptacel (diphtheria/pertussis, acellular/tetanus)." Aventis Pasteur Inc, Swiftwater, PA.

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