Raksharab is recommended for immunization of dogs and other domestic animals against rabies for prophylactic use.
Raksharab Vaccine contains inactivated rabies virus with a potency > 1.0 I.U. per dose. The virus is propagated in BHK-21 Cell line, inactivated with an aziridine compound and concentrated. Aluminium hydroxide is added as an adjuvant.
1 ml. Subcutaneously / intramuscularly.
Age – 3 months and above.
Immunity is conferred for 36 months. However, annual vaccination is recommended in endemic areas.
Shake well before use. Vaccinate only healthy animals. Malnutrition, helminth infestation, administration of immunosuppressive agents (like Corticosteroids, Radiation-therapy etc.) will interfere with immune response to the vaccine.
POST VACCINATION REACTIONS
Generally no adverse reactions are noticed. Occasionally a transient, palpable nodule may occur at the site of injection.
STORAGE AND TRANSPORT
Store and transport the vaccine between 2°C and 8°C till use. At no stage should the vaccine be allowed to freeze.
36 months from the date of manufacture, when stored at recommended storage conditions.
Single dose vial: 1 ml
Multidose vial containing 5 doses: 5 ml
Multidose vial containing 10 doses: 10 ml