Boostrix Vaccine


  • Brand Name: Boostrix
  • API: Diphtheria Toxoid (2IU) + Tetanus Toxoid (20IU) + Pertussis Toxoid (8mcg)
  • Packaging: 0.5 ml Single Dose Prefilled Syringe
  • Manufacturer Name: GlaxoSmithKline
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Uses of medication: Boostrix vaccine is used as a booster vaccination against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). All of these life-threatening diseases are caused by a bacterial infection. This vaccine works by producing antibodies in the human body against bacterial disease.

Dosage: Boostrix vaccine is available in 0.5 ml concentration. This vaccine is injected intramuscularly normally in the upper arm muscle. If a patient has a bleeding problem then the dose must be given under the skin that is subcutaneous. Boostrix vaccine should not be given intravenously. To ensure protection against tetanus and diphtheria this vaccine should be given every 10 years. Ask your doctor or nurse to inject this vaccine to avoid any overdose condition.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported side effect of BOOSTRIX VACCINE include:

  • Injection site responses such as redness, swelling, inflammation.
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation

A few negative effects of injection include:

  • Swelling of lymph
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching
  • Reddening of skin
  • Serious skin reaction

Warnings and Precautions

  • Tell your doctor about having an allergy to any component of the vaccine.
  • Patients should consult with a doctor if suffering from any inflammatory reactions.
  • Do not inject the injection if the child or adult is suffering from central nervous system disorder.
  • Do not receive any other vaccination before the boostrix vaccine.
  • Consult with your doctor about having a bleeding problem.
  • Boostrix vaccine should not be injected intravenously.
  • Vaccine recipients should be instructed to report any adverse events to their doctor.

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Storage: Boostrix vaccine is stored at a temperature of 2°C-8°C. Keep this vaccine away from children. Before injecting the vaccine check about the expiry date as mentioned on the label.

Alternate Brands: No alternative brand of boostrix vaccine is available.

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship the BOOSTRIX Vaccine worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma (TIP) provides a guarantee of quality and delivery for the cream.

Buying Procedure: For buying Boostrix vaccine, you just need to contact us at our Toll-free number +91 1800 889 1064 (8130290915) or Email–

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Conclusion: Boostrix is an active booster immunization. Studies concluded that it is safe as well as well tolerated by the Indian infants or the Indian preschool children.

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the boostrix vaccine used for?

Boostrix vaccine is given as the booster injection for tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough.

How the boostrix vaccine is injected?

Boostrix vaccine is generally injected intramuscularly however if the patient is suffering from the bleeding problem the injection can also be given subcutaneously.

What are the common side effects of the boostrix vaccine?

Common side effects of the boostrix vaccine include dizziness, weakness, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, cough, and injection site reaction.

How long does Boostrix Vaccine last for?

Boostrix Vaccine provides immunity for ten years.