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Rabipur Vaccine Schedule
Yes: Taking it one day early should not be a problem. ...Read more
Consisting of killed rabies virus given to prevent human rabies infection which can be given before or after exposure. The current vaccines in the developed world are safe and produced in tissue culture whereas some older vaccines were produced with methods that could ...Read more
How many days after anti rabies vaccine revaccination required? After received post exposure schedule?
Recently: It should be three weeks later for a booster dose, then annual doses may be required, the old regiment used to be 21 consecutive doses daily, but that was changed. ...Read more
Received 4 dose anti rabies vaccine as per schedule. I want to confirm how many days rabies vaccine active or remain in the body if exposure again?
2 yrs: Most consider the active period of protection as 2 years from completion of the series. For those in constant contact with potential exposures, (animal control, vets) blood testing can be done at 2 years to see if a booster is needed to maintain protection. ...Read more
After 2 one month later received post exposure anti rabies vaccine schedule? Then again exposure? How many days later take again vaccine reexposure?
Likely: The protective benefit of the rabies vaccine is expected to last for at least 2 years from the time you complete the series. If your exposure is within that time frame you are likely protected. Be aware that there are several other potential germs that can cause an infection from a bite, and close monitoring is advised. ...Read more
Undergoing period of anti rabies vaccine again exposure later 2 hours of the vaccination day restart the schedule or complete the previous schedule?
Finish the shot:
First, if you can guarantee the offending animal for 10 days nothing need to be done, just finish you shots
if the animal is high risk I wound recommend another dose of HBIG, . ...Read more
Under process of anti rabies vaccine schedule dog bite me again? What is the possiblity of safe from rabies virus and restart vaccine schedule again?
Depends on titers: Check your blood for titer level to see if you have immunity, go from there in next steps based in protective titer ...Read more
As per schedule received 4th dose of rabies vaccine then after 2 hours later dog bite me again? Restart the schedule and am I safe from rabies virus?
Likely safe: The protective benefit of the rabies vaccine is expected to last for at least 2 years from the time you complete the series. If your exposure is within that time frame you are likely protected. Be aware that there are several other potential germs that can cause an infection from a bite, and close monitoring is advised. ...Read more
I have been administered first rabipur vaccine on intragluteal region. Says in instructions should not be give there. Is this an issue? Can I continue?
OK but not ideal: The vaccine does not absorb as well from the gluteal muscles which is where the recommendation comes from. It's not harmful to you, but may not be as effective if all the doses are given there. Also, the is a big nerve in your bum that could be hurt when you give gluteal injections, so best to just stay away from them. You certainly should continue the series. ...Read more
Under what circumstances anti rabies vaccine rabipur can cause rabies? If it is mishandled or not stored properly can it cause rabies?
Rabies vaccine: Rabies vaccine is considered safe and in no way could trigger rabies itself -even if it was stored improperly or whatever. The company that makes the vaccine has quality controls that check the lots-so there are no concerns of that. Rabies can be tricky though, as the incubation time (time from bite to disease) can be very long -even more than one year. Best to see an Infectious Diseases doc if Qs ...Read more
I have taken rabipur vaccine on July Aug 2014 (0, 3, 7, 14, 28. Recently minor dog bite last 15 day I don't know about dog, can I take ARV AGAIN?
I'm suffered dog bite on July 2014.i have taken rabipur continuesly 0, 3, 7, 14, 28.recently I have dog bite again on Jan 30-2015., can I taken vaccine Now?
Not common: Not common but possible with any vaccine. After any vaccine the person/ child can feel drowsy and dizzy and if it happens soon after injection the person shd lie down right away or take the injection lying down. This prevents the blood to drain into the lower extremities by gravity and prevents the brain from being denied oxygen. A common enough cause of 'syncope' after any injection. ...Read more
Certain Travelers: Some countries have high incidence of rabid dogs and/or bats. Travelers who spend much time in rural areas or in activities such as running, bicycling, camping or hiking should receive the rabies vaccine. Bicyclists and runners stimulate an animal's chase reflex and bites often occur.Children are at very high risk and are often bitten and we will consider vaccine for them in certain travel too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At least 2yr: After completion of a pre-exposure vaccine series, the protective antibody level lasts for at least 2 years. Boosters are only recommended if a serum titer has dropped. People with continuous exposure are advised to have titers done every 6 mo while those with occasional exposure should be tested every 2 yrs. ...Read more
Uncertain: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. In general, if continued risk, recommend periodic retesting titers though immunity may persist even when antibodies are no longer detectable. Cdc rule? If the titer. ...Read more
Maybe lifelong but..: We really are not 100% certain. Cdc feels--if high risk--test every 2 years (e.g. Vet working in rabies zone) latest who consensus is every 10 years. In general, if continued risk, recommend periodic retesting titers though immunity may persist even when antibodies are no longer detectable. Cdc rule? If the titer. ...Read more
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more