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Rabies immune globulin, human Side Effects

It is possible that some side effects of rabies immune globulin, human 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

As well as its needed effects, rabies immune globulin, human may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

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

  • 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 rabies immune globulin, human side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned 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.[Ref]


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.[Ref]


Other side effects have included mild temperature elevations.[Ref]


1. "Product Information. Bayrab (rabies immune globulin, human)." Bayer, West Haven, CT.

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