Rabipur is a Powder and solvent for solution for injection Rabies vaccine, inactivated,
Pharmaceutical Form :
Powder and solvent for solution for injection. A clear colorless solution results after reconstitution of the white freeze-dried powder with the clear and colorless solvent.
(Therapeutic indications) Pre-exposure prophylaxis (before possible risk of exposure to rabies)b) Post-exposure prophylaxis (after known or possible exposure to rabies)Consideration should be given to national and/or WHO guidance regarding the prevention of rabies.
Posology and method of administration Posology. The recommended single intramuscular dose is 1 ml in all age groups. Whenever possible according to vaccine availability, it is recommended that one type of cell culture vaccine should be used throughout the course of pre- or post-exposure immunisation. However, adherence to the recommended schedules is of critical importance for post-exposure prophylaxis, even if another type of cell culture vaccine has to be used.
What RABIPUR looks like ?
Each pack of RABIPUR contains, one vial of vaccine powder, one ampoule of sterile water for injections, one disposable syringe.
Your doctor will inject the sterile water into the vial to make the liquid for your injection. This liquid is clear and colorless. Ingredients Vaccine Active ingredients: Not less than 2.5 International Units of inactivated Rabies virus (Flury LEP strain)
Trometamol Sodium chloride Disodium edetate Mono potassium glutamate Polygeline Sucrose Possible trace amounts: neomycin, chlorte tracycline,amphotericin BDiluent Water for Injections The manufacture of this product includes exposure to bovine derived materials. No evidence exists that any case of vCJD (considered to be the human form of bovinespongi form encephalitis) has resulted from the administration of any vaccine product. Contains no antimicrobial agent. Product is for single use in one patient only. Discard any residue.
Manufactured by : Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics GmbH