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Nobivac Rabies Injection

Nobivac Rabies Injection
Single Dose

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  • Single Dose £20.99


Nobivac Rabies vaccine is supplied in single dose bottles. Just one injection is required to provide immunity for at least 3 years. Boosters can be given as required.

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Medication Datasheets

Single Dose

Nobivac Rabies

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Active ingredient: per dose of 1 ml

Inactivated Rabies virus strain Pasteur RIV: > 2 IU as measured in the Ph.Eur. potency test.


Aluminium phosphate (adjuvant): 0.60 - 0.88 mg Al3+

Thiomersal (Preservative): 0.1 mg

For a full list of excipients see section "Pharmaceutical particulars".

Pharmaceutical form

Suspension for injection.

Clinical particulars

Target species

Dogs and cats.

Indications for use, specifying the target species

For the active immunisation against rabies to reduce clinical signs and mortality.

Onset of immunity: an adequate serological response (≥ 0.5 I.U.) has been demonstrated 2 to 3 weeks after vaccination.

Duration of immunity: 3 years.


Do not use in unhealthy animals. The vaccine may not be effective in animals incubating the disease at the time of vaccination.

Some animals may be immunologically incompetent and fail to respond to vaccination (see further information). Animals that have received the corresponding anti-serum or immunosuppressive drugs should not be vaccinated until an interval of at least 4 weeks has elapsed.

Special warnings for each target species


Special precautions for use

Special precautions for use in animals

The presence of maternal antibodies can interfere with the response to vaccination.

Special precautions to be taken by the person administering the medicinal product to animals


Adverse Reactions (frequency and seriousness)

Transient local reactions such as non-painful diffuse to firm swellings of approximately 1 cm in diameter may be observed for up to 3 weeks after subcutaneous vaccination.

In the rare event of a hypersensitivity reaction following vaccination, administer an antihistamine, corticosteroid or adrenaline, without delay and by the most immediate route.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Can be used during pregnancy in dogs. There are no laboratory data on use during pregnancy in other species, but on basis of field experience, such use is expected to be safe.

Interactions with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction.

Safety and efficacy data are available which demonstrate that this vaccine can be mixed and administered with vaccines of the Nobivac range containing one or more of the following: live canine distemper, canine adenovirus, canine parvovirus and canine parainfluenza and inactivated canine leptospirosis antigens Leptospira canicola and icterohaemorrhagiae or live feline viral rhinotracheitis virus, feline calicivirus and feline panleucopenia virus.

No information is available on the safety and efficacy of this vaccine when used with any other veterinary medicinal product except the products mentioned above. A decision to use this vaccine before or after any other veterinary medicinal product therefore needs to be made on a case by case basis.

This product should not be given for at least one month following the administration of hyperimmune serum or immunosuppressant drugs.

Amount to be administered and administration route

A single dose inoculation of 1 ml is sufficient irrespective of size, species or breed of animal. Sterile equipment should be used for administration. Avoid contamination of vaccine with traces of chemical sterilising agents. Do not use chemicals such as disinfectant or spirit to disinfect the skin prior to inoculation.

Primary course and booster vaccination

Dogs & cats

Primary vaccination age* 12 weeks or older

Booster vaccination every 3 years

Route of administration intramuscularly or subcutaneously

* Primary vaccination may be administered at an earlier age (minimum in dogs and cats of 4 weeks of age), but then a repeat vaccination must be given at the age of 12 weeks.

Health regulations and requirements in certain countries specify that dogs must be revaccinated annually against rabies.

Further information

Limited safety data for ferrets are available from monitoring post vaccination reactions. Ferrets can be vaccinated subcutaneously from 12 weeks of age. An adequate serological response (≥ 0.5 I.U.) has been demonstrated 1 month after vaccination and they should receive a booster vaccination every 18 months.

A good immune response is reliant on the reaction of an immunogenic agent and a fully competent immune system. Immunogenicity of the vaccine antigen will be reduced by poor storage or inappropriate administration. Immuno-competence of the animal may be compromised by a variety of factors including poor health, nutritional status, genetic factors, concurrent drug therapy and stress.

Pet Travel Scheme (PETS)

Animals intended for vaccination under the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS) must be identified by a permanent numbered microchip. This microchip number must be recorded on the record of the dog, cat and ferret vaccination at the time of rabies vaccination.

Overdose (symptoms, emergency procedures, antidotes) (if necessary)

No effects other than those in section "Adverse reactions".

Withdrawal period(s)

Not applicable.

Pharmacological particulars

Immunological properties:

ATCVet code: QI07A A02

The vaccine contains inactivated antigens to stimulate active immunity against rabies.

Pharmaceutical particulars


Aluminium phosphate, di-Sodium hydrogen phosphate 2 H2O, Sodium dihydrogen phosphate 2 H2O, Thiomersal and Water for injections.

Major incompatibilities

Do not mix with any other veterinary medicinal products apart from those listed in section "Interactions".

Shelf life

Shelf life of the veterinary medicinal product as packaged for sale: 4 years.

Special precautions for storage

Store in a refrigerator (2 °C - 8 °C). Do not freeze.

Immediate packaging

Glass Type I (Ph.Eur ) vials.

- Cardboard box with 1, 10 or 50 vials or

- PET plastic tray with 10 or 50 vials

with 1 ml with a rubber stopper and aluminium cap.

Not all presentations may be marketed.


Any unused veterinary medicinal product or waste material derived from such veterinary medicinal product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements.

Marketing Authorisation Number

Vm 01708/4325

Date of the first authorisation or date of renewal

25 October 2010.

Date of revision of the text

06 June 2017.

Any other information

For animal treatment only. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.

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Delivery Information

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.


Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Nobivac Rabies Injection, including answers from our team.

11 June 2015 at 10:04pm

Rabies vaccination

Michael Easley

How old should a puppy be to berabies vaccinated? How long afterwards do we have to wait before we can take the puppy to France?

  • Non-Executive Director

Your puppy must be 3 months of age before the vaccine is given. You then have to wait 21 full days after that before you can travel. There are some other requirements, such as a microchip and a pet passport, but they are normally done by the vet at the same time the vaccine is given. Then before you come back from France, a vet needs to give a tapeworm treatment. Sounds complicated but the system works well in fact.