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Hepatitis B Vaccine

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Hepatitis B Vaccine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Hepatitis B Vaccine be used?

​It is usually given by injection into a muscle, or sometimes under the skin.

It is given as a series of three doses under the NCIS and the NAIS.

Under the NCIS, the Hepatitis B vaccine may be given on its own as one shot, or in combination with other vaccines (e.g. Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and Hib) as one shot.

A booster dose may be required in certain patients with specific medical conditions such as kidney problems (e.g. on haemodialysis) or a weak immune system.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Hepatitis B Vaccine - Handling

How should I handle Hepatitis B Vaccine safely?

Hepatitis B Vaccine - Storage

How should I store Hepatitis B Vaccine?

How should I dispose of Hepatitis B Vaccine safely?

Hepatitis B Vaccine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Monday, May 31, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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