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Can TT injection be taken with thyroxine sodium tablets ?

my mother is taking thyroxine sodium tablets (Eltroxine) 100microgm daily. Today she got a cut on her hand with a rusted knife. Can she take a TT (toxoid) injection to get free of any chance of Tetanus . She is 65 years old.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011
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Read your prob, she has cut wound on her hand so she should take injection with in 24 hrs of cut . there is no corelation between thyroxin n TT. as at old age there is more chance to get tetanus.
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