Rabipur 2.5iu Injection 1ml
Rabipur 2.5 IU Description
Rabipur is a vaccine that contains inactivated rabies virus (strain Flury LEP). It is used to prevent rabies infection and can be given before exposure to the virus or after contact with the virus th
rough animal bites, scratches or even when licked by an infected animal.
Uses of Rabipur 2.5 IU
Contraindications of Rabipur 2.5 IU
- History of severe hypersensitivity to Rabipur or chicken proteins
- Severe febrile illness
Side effects of Rabipur 2.5 IU
- Pain at injection site
- General discomfort
Precautions and Warnings of Rabipur 2.5 IU
Other General Warnings
- You or your child have a severe allergy to egg or egg products
- You or your child have a severe allergy to the antibiotics neomycin, chlortetracycline, amphotericin B, or polygeline
- You or your child have fainted previously before or after administration of an injection
- You or your child have taken or plan to take any other medicines, even those that have not been prescribed by a doctor
- You have an acute disease that requires treatment
- You or your child have a poor immune system
- You are at a constant high risk of infection
Mode of Action of Rabipur 2.5 IU
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Rabipur 2.5 IU
- The vaccine will be given to you or your child by a trained nurse or doctor in a clinic that is well-equipped to treat any allergic reactions that may result.
- Do not self-inject the vaccine.
- Any aftercare recommendations given by the doctor or nurse should be followed.
- The need for booster doses will be determined by your doctor depending on the risk of contact with the rabies virus.
Interactions of Rabipur 2.5 IU
Interactions with other medicines
- Immunosuppressive agents may prevent an adequate response to the rabies vaccine from developing. Hence, it is recommended that serological responses in such people be monitored and supplementary doses be given as needed....
- Rabipur can be given with other inactivated vaccines. A different injection site is used for each vaccine.
- Rabipur can be given along with rabies immunoglobulin. However, it must be injected at a different site away from the vaccination site.
- The vaccine must not be mixed with other medicines in the same syringe.
Storage and disposal of Rabipur 2.5 IU
Dosage of Rabipur 2.5 IU
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it necessary for me to get the Rabipur rabies vaccine even if I haven't been bitten by an animal?
Q: How many doses of the vaccine do I have to take?
Q: Will I be protected if I have already taken the vaccine and am licked, scratched or bitten by an animal later?
Q: How long will the Rabipur vaccine protect me?
- Package Leaflet: Information for the user [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2022 [cited 3 March 2022]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2502.pdf
- Rabipur pre-filled syringe - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2022 [cited 4 March 2022]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/2502/smpc#INDICATIONS