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Does Imovax Rabies interact with other medications?

Imogam Rabies can interact with certain other medications. To prevent any drug interactions before getting an Imogam Rabies vaccine, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications:
  •  oral steroid medication or injections of steroids such as Celestone (betamethasone); Cortone (cortisone); Decadron, Dexone (dexamethasone); Cortef, Hydrocortone (hydrocortisone); Medrol (methylprednisolone); Prelone, Pediapred (prednisolone); Orasone, Deltasone (prednisone); or Aristocort (triamcinolone)
  • inhaled or nasal steroids such as Qvar, Beclovent, Beconase, Vanceril, Vancenase; Pulmicort, Rhinocort (budesonide); Aerobid, Nasalide, Nasarel (flunisolide); Flovent, Flonase (fluticasone); Nasonex (mometasone); or Azmacort, Nasacort (triamcinolone)

Some types of cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hemotherapy can interact with Imogam Rabies vaccine and make it less effective. Antimalaria drugs (amioquinolines) can also make Imogam Rabies less effective. It's important to talk to your doctor or pharmacist about other possible drug interactions with Imogam Rabies before beginning a new medication.

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