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A 20-year-old male asked:

is there any problem with immunization of rabies if i don't use same brand for my third dose? not able to achieve the same brand due to unavailability

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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatric Cardiology 16 years experience
Likely No Problem: The specific brand should not matter as long as the dose is adequate and the formulation is genuine. Please discuss this with your doctor.

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