Medications for Rabies
A benzalkonium chloride or virucidal medium such as a povidon-iodine solution are used to wash out the bite. A tetanus shot is recommended to prevent bacteria from infecting the body. There are 2 different types of rabies vaccinations. The first is HDCV or Imovac and is a human diploid cell shot. The second is PCECV or Rabavert and is a chick embryo vaccine. A human rabies immunoglobulin is also administered for immediate prevention. This is called either Hyperab or Imogam.