What will happen if dtp vaccine given to an adult(50 yrs age), how to manage
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Monitor Closely: The DTP vaccine is no longer used in the USA since the 1990's and was replaced with DTap and Tdap which cause less reactions such as high fever, neurologic disorders, allergic reactions, & more. The adult (Tdap) contains less D & aP concentrations to curtail reactions. Most reactions are seen in the first 24 to 72 hrs. Recommend close monitoring; see your doctor for development of any symptoms.
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
WILL BE NO HARM: It will not cause any harm,it contains same ingredients as tdap for adults in slightly higher quantity
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Last updated Aug 5, 2017
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