Purified chick embryo cell rabies vaccine, 1ml vial: injection
Dosage & admin: Adults & children:
1. Preventive action or pre-exposure prophylaxis: 2 doses of 1ml injection each should be given s.c or i.m one month apart. Booster- 1 year later 1 injection (1ml). Subsequent boosters- every three years 1 injection (1ml) if the risk persists.
This preventative vaccination is recommended for those living in an endemic area.
2. Curative action or treatment of rabies after exposure:
a) If the subject has not been vaccinated- after being bitten by an animal with rabies or suspected rabies, 6 subcutaneous injections should be given on days: D-O, D-3, D-7, D-14, D-30, D-90. b) If the subject has had preventive vaccination those vaccinated less than one year ago- give a booster on day: D-O. Subjects vaccinated more than one year ago depending on the seriousness of the case give: First booster on day D-O Second booster on day D-3 Third booster on day D-7
c) Finally, in cases of very severe biting, on day D-O, give additional treatment of 20 i.u per kg of human antirabies immunoglobulin; or 40 i. u per kg of a purified antirabies serum of equine origin.
Children: Dosage for children is the same as for adults.
lml vial: 640.00 MRP
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