Q. Is there any risk of overdose with rabies vaccine?

Answered by
Dr. Kiran B
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 26, 2018

Hello doctor,

What are the initial and common symptoms of rabies? Is there any risk of overdose with rabies vaccines? I have taken 10 in four months.



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First of all one rabies vaccine will give protection for around ten years, no need of revaccination if you get vaccinated once and later get bitten by a stray dog later in next ten years. For some unknown reason even if you are vaccinated more than once no problem since it is a protein subunit vaccine and side effects are limited. Initial symptoms of rabies are hydrophobia, disturbed sleep, agitation, and restlessness.

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