Once Rabipur has been given within 24 hrs you are in safe hands, but washing the wound thoroughly is highly recommended. If there is evidence of a skin cellulitis, then intralesional vaccine and antibiotics like flucloxacillin / tetanus toxoid
is recommended. The attending doctor should take this decision.
Please ensure he has the rest of the 3 booster doses. No food restrictions are required.
You can watch the dog and if infected will succumb to the illness in 15 days.
Remember bites of other animals such as foxes, bats, monkeys are equally harmful and post-exposure prophylaxis
with anti-rabies vaccine
Fever after vaccination
can be treated with calpol or paracetamol
500/650mg only. Aspirin should NOT be given.