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Soreness at the site of injection and mild temperature elevations may be observed at times. Sensitization to repeated injections has occurred occasionally in immunoglobulin-deficient patients. Angioneurotic edema, skin rash, nephrotic syndrome, and anaphylactic shock have rarely been reported after intramuscular injection, so that a causal relationship between immunoglobulin and these reactions is not clear.
Read the BayRab (rabies immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
Repeated doses of BayRab (rabies immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated) should not be administered once vaccine treatment has been initiated as this could prevent the full expression of active immunity expected from the rabies vaccine.
Other antibodies in the BayRab (rabies immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated) preparation may interfere with the response to live vaccines such as measles, mumps, polio or rubella. Therefore, immunization with live vaccines should not be given within 3 months after BayRab (rabies immune globulin (human) solvent/detergent treated) administration.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/28/2009
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