Preventing rabies before and after exposure.
Rabies Vaccine is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the immune system to produce antibodies against the rabies virus.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Rabies Vaccine . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Rabies Vaccine . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Rabies Vaccine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Rabies Vaccine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Rabies Vaccine .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Chills; dizziness; general body discomfort; headache; itching; mild fever; stomach pain; tiredness; weakness.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); difficulty swallowing; hoarseness; joint or muscle pain; numbness or tingling; pain, redness, or swelling at the injection site; paralysis.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Rabies Vaccine :
Rabies Vaccine is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using Rabies Vaccine at home, store Rabies Vaccine as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Rabies Vaccine . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.