Confirming about vaccine

As i mentioned earlier in a query that i got bitten from my pet dog which was not well vaccinated but was okay after it bit me. And also that i could not avail any vaccine other than tetanus injection after the bite because no stock was available in the pharmacies. Now after 6 days of being bitten i went to the pharmacy after consulting a doctor , the doctor advised me to take Xprab injections on day 0,3,7,14,28 I just want to confirm that will it be enough since one of my friend said that this is not a vacine but is a prepared antibody which will immunize me for only for some time and after sometime i will be vulnerable again. Do i still need to worry because i got it after 6 days and because of my friends words. Also note that my bite was not so prominent no blood was their , I could just see a point size hematoma and it was swollen for one night after bite which subsided the very next day. Thank you...
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Dr. Manaswini Mullapudi
General Physician 2 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi, nothing to worry about, but it is commonly recommended to take the vaccine to prevent even a small chance of contracting the disease! And yes it may not protect you from getting infection later in life, unless you take regular booster doses. But it is not a reason to prevent the disease RIGHT NOW is it? :)
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