Daptacel (Diptheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Absorbed

Get Your Complimentary Brochure About Pertussis

Find the answers to the questions parents ask most

As a parent, it's natural to have a lot of questions about pertussis and your baby. This complimentary brochure was developed to give you the information you need to understand the disease and talk to your child's doctor about your vaccination options.

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If you don't want to download the brochure, fill out the form below and we'll mail it to your home. You can also choose to receive Sheldon's Baby Book — a workbook to help you track your baby's growth and development — at no cost.

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Safety Information

DAPTACEL® (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed) is a vaccine given to infants and children 6 weeks through 6 years (prior to 7th birthday) to prevent 3 serious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus (lockjaw), and pertussis (whooping cough). As with any vaccine, vaccination with DAPTACEL vaccine may not protect 100% of individuals. There are risks associated with all vaccines. The most common side effects with DAPTACEL vaccine are redness, swelling, and soreness or tenderness where the injection was given; fever, fussiness, and crying more than usual. Other side effects may occur. DAPTACEL vaccine should not be given to children who, after a previous dose of the vaccine, have had a serious allergic reaction (anaphylactic reaction) or encephalopathy not attributable to another cause.

For more information about DAPTACEL vaccine, refer to the Patient Information on DAPTACEL.com and talk to your child's health-care provider.