Imogam Rabies-HT Side Effects

Generic Name: rabies immune globulin, human

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug rabies immune globulin, human. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Imogam Rabies-HT.

It is possible that some side effects of Imogam Rabies-HT may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

For the Consumer

Applies to rabies immune globulin, human: intramuscular solution

Along with its needed effects, rabies immune globulin, human (the active ingredient contained in Imogam Rabies-HT) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking rabies immune globulin, human:

  • Cloudy or bloody urine
  • high blood pressure
  • large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
  • swelling of the face, feet, or lower legs

Some side effects of rabies immune globulin, human may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common
  • Fever
  • pain, soreness, tenderness, or stiffness at the injection site
  • Skin rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to rabies immune globulin, human: intramuscular solution


Local side effects have included soreness at the injection site.


Hypersensitivity reactions associated with immune globulin have rarely included angioneurotic edema, skin rash, nephrotic syndrome, and anaphylactic shock. Sensitization to repeated injections has occurred in patients with immunoglobulin deficiency.


Other side effects have included mild temperature elevations.

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