TRCS Speeda

TRCS Speeda

vaccine, rabies

Manufacturer:

The Thai Red Cross Society

Distributor:

Biovalys

Marketer:

Biovalys
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Chromatographically purified Vero cell rabies vaccine (freeze-dried, rabies virus L-pasteur PV-2061 propagated on Vero cell & inactivated by β-propiolactone) ≥2.5 IU
Indications/Uses
Pre- & post-exposure immunization against rabies.
Dosage/Direction for Use
IM 0.5 mL dose inj in deltoid for adult & anterio-lateral region of thigh for childn. Intradermal 0.1 mL dose (per site) inj in upper arm. Pre-exposure immunization 3 inj on Days 0, 7, & 21 or 28. Post-exposure immunization Non-immunized subjects IM 5 inj (0.5 mL) on Days 0, 3, 7, 14 & 28. Intradermal 1 dose (0.1 mL) at 2 different sites, left & right upper arm on Days 0, 3, 7 & 28. Type III Coadminister w/ anti-rabies Ig on Day 0 in different inj site. Previously fully immunized subjects Vaccine exposure <6 mth: 1 inj on Day 0; >6 mth: 2 inj on Days 0 & 3.
Contraindications
Pre-exposure prophylaxis immunization: Hypersensitivity. Seriously chronic & hypersensitive disease; nervous system disease. Delay vaccination in active period of acute fever & pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Not to inj IV & SC. Not to be administered vaccine & anti-rabies Ig in same inj site. Administer immediately a new dose intradermally if vaccine is inadvertently given SC or IM. Individuals receiving long-term corticosteroid or other immunosuppressive therapy or chloroquine. Immunocompromised individuals.
Adverse Reactions
Pain, redness, edema, pruritus, inj site induration; little fever, chill, asphyxia, atony, giddy, arthralgia, muscle pain, GI disorder. Anaphylaxis eg, tetter, nettle rash.
Drug Interactions
Affected Ab production & failed immunization w/ corticosteroids & immune inhibitor.
MIMS Class
Vaccines, Antisera & Immunologicals
ATC Classification
J07BG01 - rabies, inactivated, whole virus ; Belongs to the class of rabies viral vaccines.
Presentation/Packing
Form
TRCS Speeda inj
Packing/Price
(+ 1 amp diluent) 0.5 mL x 1's
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