PRESTIGE® EQUIRAB®

(Rabies)

Overview

PRESTIGE® EQUIRAB®

The only rabies vaccine specifically for horses.

  • Effective in horses and foals age 4 months and older
  • Long Lasting – 14 month duration of immunity
  • Safe – 97.7% reaction-free in field safety trials
  • Convenient – just one dose for primary vaccination
  • Species Specific – a killed virus equine rabies vaccine in a low-volume, 1 mL dose

  • Rabies is a core vaccination recommended by the AAEP vaccine guidelines and is indicated in the immunization program for all horses each year
  • Advanced filtration process through the Antigen Purification System (APS™)
  • Exceptional safety profile with the exclusive Havlogen® Adjuvant

Indications

This product has been shown to be effective for the vaccination of healthy horses 4 months of age or older against rabies virus. Duration of immunity for rabies is at least 14 months. For more information regarding safety and efficacy data, go to productdata.aphis.usda.gov.

Administration

Dose

For primary vaccination aseptically administer 1 mL intramuscularly. Revaccinate in one year and every 14 months afterwards. For more information on revaccination frequency, consult your veterinarian.

Caution

Store at 2°-8°C (35°-46°F). Do not freeze. Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened. Do not mix with other products. This product has not been tested in pregnant animals. Do not vaccinate within 21 days before slaughter. Vaccinating animals whose immune response is compromised by stress, disease, etc. may not produce the desired results. Anaphylactic reactions may occur. If allergic reaction occurs, treat with epinephrine. Care should be used to avoid injecting your own fingers, hands, or other body parts. Accidental injection can cause serious local reactions. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.
ANTIBIOTIC: Neomycin and polymixin B.
PRESERVATIVE: Thimerosal.
FOR ANIMAL USE ONLY

Resources

Learn more about the updated line of PRESTIGE vaccines.

Equine Product Reference Guide

A guide to the entire equine product line from Merck Animal Health.

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Rabies Quick Facts

Rabies

Invariably fatal, rabies also has human health implications. Learn how horses acquire rabies and what signs to watch for.

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