Rabies Immune Globulin
Bayrab, Imogam Rabies-HT, HyperRAB S/D Uses
Prevents infection caused by the rabies virus after you have been bitten by an animal. Usually given with the rabies vaccine.
This medicine is given as an IM shot in your buttocks.
The shot may also be given directly into the wound that caused your exposure to rabies (such as an animal bite or scratch).
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Intense itching, hives
Wheezing or trouble breathing
Swelling of face, lips, or throat
You should not receive rabies immune globulin if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.
Before your receive rabies immune globulin, make sure your doctor knows if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any type of vaccine.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before getting this medicine.
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