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Imogam Rabies Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- What are the possible side effects of rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- What is the most important information I should know about rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- How is rabies vaccine administered (Imogam Rabies)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Imogam Rabies)?
- What happens if I overdose (Imogam Rabies)?
- What should I avoid before or after getting rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- What other drugs will affect rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Imogam Rabies)?
Talk to your doctor if you miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Imogam Rabies)?
An overdose of rabies vaccine is unlikely to occur.
What should I avoid before or after getting rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity before or after receiving rabies vaccine.
What other drugs will affect rabies vaccine (Imogam Rabies)?
Talk to your doctor before receiving rabies vaccine if you are taking any of the following medications that may affect the immune system:
- an oral or injectable steroid medication such as betamethasone (Celestone), cortisone (Cortone), dexamethasone (Decadron, Dexone), hydrocortisone (Cortef, Hydrocortone), methylprednisolone (Medrol), prednisolone (Prelone, Pediapred), prednisone (Orasone, Deltasone, others), or triamcinolone (Aristocort);
- an inhaled or nasal steroid such as beclomethasone (Qvar, Beclovent, Beconase, Vanceril, Vancenase), budesonide (Pulmicort, Rhinocort), flunisolide (Aerobid, Nasalide, Nasarel), fluticasone (Flovent, Flonase), mometasone (Nasonex), or triamcinolone (Azmacort, Nasacort);
- treatment for cancer with chemotherapy (medication), radiation, or x-rays;
- azathioprine (Imuran);
- basiliximab (Simulect);
- cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral, Gengraf);
- etanercept (Enbrel);
- leflunomide (Arava);
- muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone);
- mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept);
- sirolimus (Rapamune); or
- tacrolimus (Prograf).
Other drugs may affect rabies vaccine, talk to your doctor about any medications you are taking.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist may have additional information or suggest additional resources regarding rabies vaccine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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