What is Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Adacel (Tdap) Daptacel


Tetanus, diptheria and pertussis, also known as Tdap is an active booster immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)

Side effect Patients
Chronic headache disorder 1
Daytime sleepiness 1
Epilepsy 1
Fever/chills 1
Mood changes 1
Pain in arm(s) 1

Show all 9 reported side effects


Based on patients currently taking Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)

Dosage Patients
0.01-0.01-0.006-0.005-4-10varunits as needed 1
1other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 8
Other 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 19 patients who've stopped taking Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)


Currently taking Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2

Stopped taking Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 17
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap).