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What Are The Side Effects Of Multiple Course Of Rabies Vaccination?

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Posted on Thu, 19 Feb 2015
Question: Hello sir..
I was bitten by dog and I take full five dose of rabies vaccine... after that i was fear for dog bite and getting rabies after 8 month i take another five dose of rabies vaccine.... And after 1 month i take another five dose of abhayrab rabies vaccine... So i take total three full course of rabies vaccine within one year due to anxiety.... will i get serious side effects of it???? Because i am constantly worry about it.... Takin extra dose of vaccine cause rabies or another serious side effects in future??? Pls sir help me...
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
No need to worry.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

I have noted your history and use of anti-rabies vaccine.

I would like to reassure you that there is no need to worry and we do not expect any problems due to its use.

I hope my reply has helped you.

I would be pleased to answer, if you have any follow up queries or if you require any further information.
     
Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, XXXXXXX
For DIRECT QUERY to me: http://bit.ly/Dr-Sudhir-kumar
My blog: http://bestneurodoctor.blogspot.com/

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Sudhir Kumar (19 hours later)
sir i take full three course of rabies vaccine ( 15 dose) within one year.... so it will affect my immunity??? is vaccine overdose cause rabies???? it will cause side effects in future???? i take abhayrab vaccine....
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
We do not expect any complications.

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for getting back.

We do not expect any complications.

Three courses of anti-rabies vaccine would not cause rabies or any other side effects now.

Please need not worry now.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Sudhir Kumar (16 hours later)
sir i take vaccine within short period one year so it is ok??? it will affect me or not??? and sir what is incubation period for rabies in XXXXXXX ....
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar (8 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It will not affect you.

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for getting back.

Vaccine will not affect you. There is no risk of rabies. The usual incubation period for rabies is 3-8 weeks.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Are The Side Effects Of Multiple Course Of Rabies Vaccination?

Brief Answer: No need to worry. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thank you for posting your query. I have noted your history and use of anti-rabies vaccine. I would like to reassure you that there is no need to worry and we do not expect any problems due to its use. I hope my reply has helped you. I would be pleased to answer, if you have any follow up queries or if you require any further information. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist Apollo Hospitals, XXXXXXX For DIRECT QUERY to me: http://bit.ly/Dr-Sudhir-kumar My blog: http://bestneurodoctor.blogspot.com/