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How should Rabipur shots be taken?

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Posted on Mon, 3 Mar 2014
Question: I have suffered from minor dog bite. I have taken 4 doses of rabipur vaccine and 5th dose is pending on 8th but i am unable to get the same. What will hapen if i fail to get my 5th dose of rabipur Thanks sir, I have taken my dose on following dates, Days 0, 3rd, 10th and then on 24th, so my question is , do i need to do anything for that because i missed the two dated and took the shots on some other day. the actual date should be , 0, 3, 7, 14 and 28. Please advise.
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (32 minutes later)
Brief Answer: nothing will happen. Detailed Answer: Hi, you have completed 0,3,7,14 days doses of RABIPUR. most important If you fail to take the fifth dose, nothing will happen. You can take it whenever is available later. Already you are immune by 4 th dose. 5th one is just a booster. Its just a minor mistake. nothing is going to happen That is just a minor mistake. nothing is going to happen. As far as your immunity is concerned, you are safe. Dont be concerned too much about minor things. ALL THE BEST Hope this helped.
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Follow up: Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (10 minutes later)
thanks sir. Please advise if i have to go for any test to check that i am safe or not or if i have to take any precautions for that. Or can i get vaccinated if the 5th dose are available after 5-10 days.
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (9 minutes later)
Brief Answer: BETTER LATE THAN NEVE Detailed Answer: HI, IF THE FIFTH DOSE IS AVAILABLE, TAKE IT ON THE DAY ITSELF- it works. BETTER LATE THAN NEVER please rate me with 5 stars if you are happy with my answers. thank you.
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Follow up: Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (2 minutes later)
thanks for your advise. i am giving you 5 stars. Thanks.
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer: thank you so much Detailed Answer: thank you so much
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Follow up: Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (23 hours later)
Hi Sir, Thanks for your advise, but i feel some headaque and low fever, i don't know the reason. is that due to missind date of my shots. Please suggest.
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Answered by Dr. Vaddadi Suresh (11 hours later)
Brief Answer: you must be having a simple cold Detailed Answer: Absolutely not, A missed dose will not produce complications like that. you must be having a simple cold. TaKe some medication like SINAREST tablets for 2 or 3 days, you will be fine. All the best.
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How should Rabipur shots be taken?

Brief Answer: nothing will happen. Detailed Answer: Hi, you have completed 0,3,7,14 days doses of RABIPUR. most important If you fail to take the fifth dose, nothing will happen. You can take it whenever is available later. Already you are immune by 4 th dose. 5th one is just a booster. Its just a minor mistake. nothing is going to happen That is just a minor mistake. nothing is going to happen. As far as your immunity is concerned, you are safe. Dont be concerned too much about minor things. ALL THE BEST Hope this helped.