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Dosage of Rabipur vaccine

Hi, I AM MANISH KUMAR KHER, LAST 26.03.2011 A ROADSIDE DOG BITE ME, SO THAT I HAVE TAKEN IMMEDIATE VACCINATION OF RABIPUR MADE NOVARTIS PHARMA, BUT NOW I WANT COME TO KNOW THAT WHEN & WHICH DATES I WILL TAKE 2ND. 3RD, 4TH & 5TH DOSE OF THE SAME MEDICINE, KINDLY TELL US THE DATES.....
Tue, 19 Apr 2011
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Hi Manish,

The complete immunization schedule for a patient who has had a dog bite consists of 5 doses of Rabipur vaccine . The dosage schedule is one intramuscular injection of Rabipur on days 0, 3, 7 14 and 28. So if you have taken the first dose on 26 March, you need to take the second dose on day 3 (29 March), the third dose on day 7 (2 April) and so on.

The immunization should start as soon as possible after the dog bite and the immunization schedule needs to be strictly followed.

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