Vaccine Name :

DTwP: Diphtheria, tetanus, whole cell Pertussis

About Vaccination :

DPT (also DTP and DTwP) refers to a class of combination vaccines against three infectious diseases in humans: diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and tetanus. The vaccine components include diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and killed whole cells of the organism that cause pertussis (wP).

Total Number of Dosage : 

5

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 10 weeks
Dose 2 : 14 weeks
Dose 3 : 16 to 18 months
Dose 4 : 4 to 6 years
Dose 5 : 6 weeks

Importance : 

Provides the baby with the protection against three diseases – pertussis, diphtheria and tetanus.

After Effects: 

Side Effects: Pain, redness, or swelling in the arm where the shot was given,Mild fever,Headache,Tiredness,Stomach upset, including nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea,Muscle aches and pains,Swollen glands,

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.700 – Rs.750

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