Abhayrig Injection 5 Ml
Equine antirabies immunoglobulin, the main component of Abhayrig injection, is given for the prevention of rabies. In conjugation with other rabies vaccines, it helps in the treatment of rabies.
How does the drug work?
Equine antirabies immunoglobulin acts by producing antibodies against the rabies virus. Thus, it helps in promoting the condition of the patient.
What are the common side effect?
The most commonly reported side effects of equine antirabies immunoglobulin are nausea, stomach upset, skin rashes, itching, joint pain, and acute toxicity.
• Do not take Abhayrig injection if a hypersensitivity reaction was observed with antirabies immunoglobulin in the past.
• Tell the doctor if any allergic reactions have occurred with the injection Abhayrig.
• Equine antirabies immunoglobulin can interact with certain drugs (such as live vaccines, and other over-the-counter drugs). This may result in increased side effects of Abhayrig or can alter the effects of the rabies vaccine. So, ask a doctor before using them together.
• Inform the doctor if the condition worsens after the use of Abhayrig injection.
• Rabies poses a lethal risk during pregnancy. Therefore, pregnant women should talk to a doctor for treatment with Abhayrig medicine.
• Dosage of Abhayrig is based on individual’s condition.
1. Is Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection available as an over-the-counter injection? No. Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin is available only with prescription by a doctor.
2. What is the dose of Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection? The usual dose of Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection is 40 IU/kg body weight in both adults and children. However, the dosage may vary based on individual’s condition. So, talk to your doctor.
3. What are the storage instructions for Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection? Store the Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection at a temperature ranging from 2-8°C. Do not freeze.
4. Is any other test performed before giving Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin Injection? Yes. A skin test needs to be done before giving the Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection to test for allergic reactions to the injection.
5. What adverse reactions might occur immediately after the Equine Antirabies Immunoglobulin injection is given? You may have certain hypersensitivity reactions such as skin rashes, difficulty in breathing, and hypertension.