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Took Rabipur injection during pregnancy due to dog bite. Will this harm the baby?

Hi, My wife is 4month pregnant lady.unfortunately one street dog bite my wife in leg.Then we went to doctor and doctor given rabipur injection to her.can this harm baby? is there any side effect for baby.Doctor suggested us to take 5dose of this injection for certain periods.(0th day,3,7,14 and 28th day)Please suggest on this.I am worrying...
Asked On : Thu, 23 Aug 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response

Rabipur injection is not shown to have any side effects on the fetus. Taking into consideration the risks of untreated dog bite, it is wiser to go ahead with the treatment, especially as post exposure prophylaxis. I advice you to have a discussion with your obstetrician for further clarification. Take care.
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OBGYN Dr. Sree Gouri SR's  Response
May 2013
it is better to take full course of rabipur injections as they are life saving,
and also according to studies no harmful effects are noted with these injections during pregnancy,
so as benefits over weigh risks here she can take injections.
take care.
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