You will receive this medicine while you are in a hospital or clinic. A doctor, nurse, or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It is given as a shot in the upper arm (deltoid) or thigh muscle. It may also be injected into the wound that caused your exposure to rabies (e.g., animal bite or scratch).
This medicine is given preferably at the time of your first rabies vaccine dose. It may also be given through the seventh day after the first dose of rabies vaccine is given.