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Dose and Schedule1

  • BOOSTRIX is administered as a 0.5-mL intramuscular injection into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm
  • An initial dose of BOOSTRIX is administered 5 years or more after the last dose of the Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis (DTaP) series or 5 years or more after a dose of Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed (Td)
  • BOOSTRIX may be administered as an additional dose 9 years or more after the initial dose of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed (Tdap)
  • BOOSTRIX may be administered for tetanus prophylaxis for wound management. For management of a tetanus-prone wound, a dose of BOOSTRIX may be administered if at least 5 years have elapsed since previous receipt of a tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine
  • To prevent pertussis in infants younger than 2 months of age, administer BOOSTRIX to pregnant individuals during the third trimester of pregnancy
  • The use of BOOSTRIX as a primary series or to complete the primary series for diphtheria, tetanus, or pertussis has not been established

Dosage Forms and Strengths1

  • BOOSTRIX is a suspension for injection available in 0.5-mL single-dose vials and prefilled TIP-LOK syringes

BOOSTRIX comes with a 2D barcode

  • 2D barcodes contain the vaccine name, manufacturer, National Drug Code (NDC) numbers, lot number, and expiration date
  • With 2D barcodes, you can update your inventory management system, patient records, and vaccination reports automatically, reducing the need for manual data entry if you have the correct scanner, hardware, and software

Preparation for Administration1

  • Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit. Do not use the vaccine if either of these conditions exist. Shake vigorously to obtain a homogeneous, turbid, white suspension before administration. Do not use if resuspension does not occur with vigorous shaking
  • For the prefilled syringes, attach a sterile needle and administer intramuscularly
  • For the vials, use a sterile needle and sterile syringe to withdraw the 0.5-mL dose and administer intramuscularly. Changing needles between drawing vaccine from a vial and injecting it into a recipient is not necessary unless the needle has been damaged or contaminated

CPT® code2 : 90715

BOOSTRIX and Tip-Lok are registered trademarks of the GSK group of companies.
CPT is a registered trademark of the American Medical Association.


  1. Prescribing Information for BOOSTRIX.
  2. American Medical Association. CPT 2022. Chicago: American Medical Association; 2022.