Common "Rabipur" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Rabipur is a vaccine that helps to prevent rabies infection. It is given for all bite wounds as soon as possible after washing with soap and water for about 15 minutes. It can be given to individuals of all ages, and the common side effects are pain, redness, and swelling at the vaccination site.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Are tetanus and rabies vaccine sufficient for scratch by a stray dog?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my thumb accidentally scratched (small to be precise) by a stray dog. While there was no blood, a small scratch remained. I took only one dose of the rabies vaccine and a tetanus injection. Is that alright?  Read Full »

Dr. Y. Siva Roja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Scratches on any region of the body by a rabies animal or suspected rabies animal need to be treated with a five-dose schedule of Rabipur (inactivated rabies virus vaccine) on days 0, 3, 7, 14, and 28. And if that scratch is on regions like head, neck, shoulder, arms...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.