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Hyper-Tet Side Effects

Generic Name: tetanus immune globulin

Note: This document contains side effect information about tetanus immune globulin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Hyper-Tet.

For the Consumer

Applies to tetanus immune globulin: intramuscular solution

Along with its needed effects, tetanus immune globulin (the active ingredient contained in Hyper-Tet) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking tetanus immune globulin:


  • Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  • hives
  • itching, especially of soles or palms
  • reddening of skin, especially around ears
  • swelling of eyes, face, or inside of nose
  • unusual tiredness or weakness, sudden and severe

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to tetanus immune globulin: intramuscular solution


Local side effects have included soreness, pain, and tenderness at the injection site.[Ref]


Renal side effects have included rare cases of nephrotic syndrome.[Ref]


Hypersensitivity reactions have included rare cases of angioneurotic edema and anaphylactic shock.[Ref]


Other side effects have included slight temperature elevation.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Baytet (tetanus immune globulin)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

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