“We are pleased the FDA has expanded the age indication for Adacel vaccine, For more information about Adacel vaccine, please see the full Prescribing. Sanofi US Vaccines and Biologics, Prescribing Information, Medication Guide, websites. Adacel® Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular. Adacel® is a vaccine indicated for active booster immunization against tetanus, For indications, dosing and other information, please refer to the prescribing.

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This study was a randomized, double-blind, multi-center trial designed to assess lot consistency as measured by the safety and immunogenicity of 3 lots of Adacel vaccine when given as a booster dose to adolescents prewcribing of age inclusive.

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Most joint complaints were mild in intensity with a mean duration of 1. PT is detoxified with glutaraldehyde, FHA is treated with formaldehyde, and the residual aldehydes are removed by ultrafiltration. Because clinical trials are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical trials of a vaccine cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical trials of another vaccine and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.

The safety of Adacel vaccine was evaluated in 4 clinical studies. The rates reported for fever and injection site pain at the Adacell vaccine administration site were similar when Adacel and Hep B vaccines were given concurrently or separately. In the concomitant vaccination study with Adacel and Hepatitis B vaccines see Clinical Studies for description of study design and number of participantslocal and systemic adverse events were inforamtion daily for 14 days post-vaccination using a diary card.

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Adacel vaccine can be used as a one-time alternative to Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed for Adult Use Td vaccine in pgescribing for whom the pertussis component is also indicated. The rates of unsolicited adverse events reported from days post-vaccination were comparable between the two groups, as were the rates of unsolicited adverse events from day 28 through 6 months. Headache was the most frequent systemic reaction and was usually of mild to moderate intensity. Immunization with diphtheria toxoid does not, however, eliminate carriage of C diphtheriae in the pharynx, nose, or on the skin.


Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid potency is determined by measuring the amount of neutralizing antitoxin in previously immunized guinea pigs. The Act further requires the health-care professional to report to the US Department of Health and Human Services the infodmation following immunization of any event set forth in the Vaccine Injury Table.

If they are pregnant or become aware they were pregnant at the time of Adacel vaccine immunization, they are encouraged to contact directly or have their health-care professional contact Sanofi Pasteur Inc.

Product which has been exposed to freezing should not be aadacel. No data are available regarding the safety and effectiveness of Adacel vaccine in individuals 65 years of age and older as clinical studies of Adacel vaccine did not include participants in the geriatric population. By clicking Subscribe, I agree to the Drugs.

There were no vaccine related fetal malformations or other evidence of teratogenesis noted in this study. The rates of fever and injection site erythema and swelling were similar for recipients of concurrent and separate administration of Adacel vaccine and TIV. The following adverse events were included based on severity, frequency prescfibing reporting or the strength of causal association to Adacel vaccine. C diphtheriae may cause both localized and generalized disease. Similar or lower rates of serious adverse events were reported in the other trials and there were no additional neuropathic events reported.

Reporting forms and information about reporting requirements or completion of the form can be obtained from VAERS through a toll-free number or visit the VAERS website at www. If these conditions exist, the vaccine should not be administered. FIM are extracted and co-purified from the bacterial cells.

See Table 1 and Table 2.

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The incidence of other solicited and unsolicited adverse events were not different between the 2 study groups. Encephalopathy within 7 days of a previous dose of a pertussis containing vaccine not attributable to another identifiable cause is a contraindication to vaccination with Adacel vaccine. Such qdacel may be associated with high levels of circulating antitoxin in persons who have had overly frequent injections of tetanus toxoid. The principal immunogenicity study was a comparative, multi-center, randomized, observer-blind, controlled trial which enrolled 4, participants; 2, adolescents years of age and 2, adults years of age.


Threshold or “cut-off” values for antibody concentrations to each antigen were established based on the 95 infornation percentile of the pre-vaccination antibody concentrations observed in previous aeacel trials.

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Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids are individually adsorbed onto aluminum phosphate. Serological tests indicate that naturally acquired immunity to tetanus toxin does not occur in the US.

The frequency of selected solicited adverse events erythema, swelling, pain and fever occurring during Days following one dose of Adacel vaccine or Td vaccine are presented in Table 5. Because these events are reported voluntarily from a population of uncertain size, it is not possible to reliably estimate their frequency or establish a causal relationship to vaccine exposure. Enrollment was stratified by age to ensure adequate representation across the entire age range.

Concomitant immunization of Adacel vaccine with Hepatitis B vaccine did not result in reduced antibody responses to any of the antigens from either vaccine.

The National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program, established by the National Childhood Vaccine Inforation Act ofrequires physicians and other health-care providers who administer vaccines to maintain permanent vaccination prexcribing of the manufacturer and lot number of innformation vaccine administered in the vaccine recipient’s permanent medical record along with the date of administration of the vaccine and the name, address and title of the person administering the vaccine.

Sera were obtained prior to and weeks after Adacel vaccine, as well as weeks after the TIV. The incidence innformation other solicited and unsolicited adverse innformation were similar between the 2 study groups. No adverse effects on pregnancy, parturition, lactation, embryo-fetal or pre-weaning development were observed.

Because of uncertainty as to which component of the vaccine may be responsible, none of the components should be administered.