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Can you overdose on Tdap?
Last Updated: 11th February, 2020
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Then, can you overdose on tetanus shots?
Tetanus toxoid vaccine is often given immediately after an injury that causes a wound that may be infected with bacteria that causes tetanus. An overdose of this vaccine is unlikely to occur. If you miss a 10-year booster dose or if you get behind schedule, the next dose should be given as soon as possible.
Similarly, can you overdose on a vaccine? An overdose of this vaccine is unlikely to occur. Contact your doctor if you will miss a booster dose or if you get behind schedule. The next dose should be given as soon as possible. Be sure to receive all recommended doses of this vaccine or you may not be fully protected against disease.
In this regard, is it bad to get Tdap twice?
Studies looked at the safety of giving multiple Tdap doses because there is a theoretical risk for severe local reactions (called hypersensitivity) if the tetanus component of the vaccine is given too often.
Can the Tdap make you sick?
Experiencing nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea is considered a mild side effect of the Tdap vaccine. The CDC estimates 1 in 10 adults receiving the Tdap vaccine will experience this side effect. If you experience this, be sure to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and avoid foods that could further upset your stomach.