Kids Channel
Related Channels

Boostrix Dosage

General Information on Your Boostrix Dose

Some considerations for people taking Boostrix include the following:
  • This vaccine is given as an injection into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm (where most immunizations are given). Most people need just one dose of Boostrix, except pregnant women, who need a dose during each pregnancy.
  • In general, the vaccine should only be given if at least five years have passed since the last DTaP or Td vaccine has been given. In some cases, Boostrix can be given sooner than this.
  • The healthcare provider should shake the vial well before administering it.
  • Multiple doses of this vaccine are not recommended in most situations. After an individual receives the Boostrix vaccine, all future boosters should be given as the Td vaccine.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your Boostrix dosage, please talk with your healthcare provider.
6 Quick Tips for Getting Kids to Take Medicine

Boostrix Vaccine Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2018 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.