Description and Brand Names

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Descriptions


Diphtheria antitoxin is used to prevent and/or treat diphtheria infection in persons exposed to the disease.

Although rare in the U.S., diphtheria is a serious disease that can cause life-threatening illnesses. Diphtheria is transmitted through contact with an infected person or a carrier of the disease.

Diphtheria antitoxin is to be administered only by or under the supervision of your doctor or other health care professional.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Injectable
  • Solution