Vaccine, rabies


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity (when used for pre-exposure prophylaxis). Severe immunosuppression.
Special Precautions
Patient with acute or minor illness, personal or family history of febrile convulsions, history of bleeding disorders (e.g. thrombocytopenia). Postpone vaccination in case of febrile or acute illness. Very premature infants or those with history of respiratory immaturity. Children. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Serum sickness, syncope, bleeding haematoma, multiple sclerosis, meningitis, myelitis, retrobulbar neuritis, convulsion, transient paralysis. Rarely, Guillain-Barre syndrome. Blood and lymphatic system disorders: Lymphadenopathy. Gastrointestinal disorders: Abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting. General disorders and administration site conditions: Injection site reactions (e.g. bruising, pruritus, erythema, induration), pyrexia, malaise, chills, irritability. Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders: Arthralgia, myalgia. Nervous system disorders: Dizziness, headache. Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders: Dyspnoea, wheezing.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylactoid or hypersensitivity reactions, encephalitis.
Drug Interactions
Diminished efficacy when given with antimalarials, corticosteroids, and other immunosuppressants. Increased risk of bleeding or haematoma with anticoagulants.
CIMS Class
Vaccines, Antisera & Immunologicals
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