Rabies Vaccine Human diploid cell not less than 2.5iu/ml inj,
List of Related Indications:
- Immunisation against rabies
List Of Drugs:
- Rabies Vaccine
Indication Type Description:
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Interaction with Food
Pregnancy and lactation
Immunosuppressant therapy Corticosteroids
Human Diploid Cell Rabies Vaccine (HDCV)- Transcient pain, erythema, swelling, or itching at the injectin site. Treat such reactions with simple anlgesics
Mild sytemic reactions- headche, nausea, abdominal pain, muscle aches, and dizziness Rabies vaccine adsorbed (RVA)- transcient pain, redness and swelling at the injection site
Contraindicated in persons who have had life threatening allergic reactions to rabies vaccine or any other components Special preacutions- Route of administration- Imovax Rabies Vaccine and Rabies Vaccine Adsorbed- Inject IM only in the deltoid area, possible vaccine failure mauy occur if injected in the gluteel area. Do not inject ID. Imovax Rabies ID Vaccine- Inject ID only, do not inject IM.
Warnings- Guillian Barre syndrome- two cases of acute polyradiculoneuropathy that resolved within 12 weeks, and a focal subacute CNS disorder temporally associated with HDCV have been reported. Immune complex -like reactions- A significant increase has been noted in -immune complex -like- reactions in persons receiving booster doses of HDCV.
Hypersensitivity- may give antihistamines. Have epinephrine available to counteract anaphylactic reactions.
Pregnancy- Give Rabies vaccine to pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Lactation- Problems in humans have not been documented.
Children- Safe and effective use is established for persons > 6 years of age.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Post exposure treatment and Prophylaxis against rabies
Pre-exposure prophylaxis- vaccine doses on days - 0, 7, 21 to 28,and then every 2 to 5 years based on antibody titers. Route and site- the deltoid area is the only acceptable site for post-exposure vaccination
Rabies vaccine is avilable as a human diploid -cell- vaccine (HDVC) and adsorbed vaccine (RVA)
Interaction with Food:
Reports not available.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Give Rabies vaccine to pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Problems in humans have not been documented.
Safe and effective use is established for persons > 6 years of age.