Indirab

Indirab

vaccine, rabies

Manufacturer:

Bharat Biotech

Distributor:

Golden Glory
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Purified inactivated, lyo rabies vaccine (in vero cells)
Indications/Uses
Active immunization against rabies. Pre-exposure prophylaxis to rabies & post-exposure treatment of individuals after contact w/ rabid or suspected rabid animals.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Pre-exposure prophylaxis Adult & childn 0.5 mL IM into the deltoid in adult & in the antero-lateral region of the thigh in childn, or 0.1 mL intradermally in each upper arm on days 0, 7, 28. Booster dose: 1 yr later, thereafter, every 5 yrs. Post-exposure immunization Adult & childn 0.5 mL IM into the deltoid on days 0, 3, 7, 14, 28 & 90 (optional) or 0.1 mL intradermally in each upper arm on days 0, 3, 7 & 28.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Do not inject in the gluteal region or intravascularly. Postpone vaccination in severe febrile infection, acute disease & progressive chronic diseases. Wound should not be sutured for 7 days. Anaphylactic or allergic reactions. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Pain, erythema, edema, pruritus, & induration at inj site; fever, shivering, fainting, asthenia, headache, dizziness, arthralgia, myalgia, GI disorders (eg, nausea, abdominal pains).
Drug Interactions
Corticosteroids & immunosuppressive treatment may interfere w/ Ab production.
ATC Classification
J07BG01 - rabies, inactivated, whole virus ; Belongs to the class of rabies viral vaccines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Indirab lyophilized powd for inj ≥2.5 IU/0.5 mL
Packing/Price
0.5 mL x 10 × 1's;0.5 mL x 1's
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