A 45-year-old member asked:
What are the side effects of the dtp vaccine?
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Family Medicine 58 years experience
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Pediatrics 47 years experience
Confusing question: We have not had this vaccine available for use since the mid 1990's. It was prone to fevers, swelling, prolonged soreness and occasional seizures. It was never given after age 6 because of its harsh side effects. The currently available DTaP or TdaP are a designer product of the lab, and essentially free of most problems.
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Last updated Jul 5, 2014
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