Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccine

What is hepatitis A and B vaccine?

Hepatitis A and B are serious diseases caused by virus.

Hepatitis A is spread through contact with the stool (bowel movements) of a person infected with the hepatitis A virus. This usually occurs by eating food or drinking water that has be...

Hepatitis A Inactivated & Hepatitis B

Clinical pharmacology

Mechanism Of Action

Hepatitis A

The course of infection with hepatitis A virus (HAV) is extremely variable, ranging from asymptomatic infection to fulminant hepatitis.3

The presence of antibodies to HAV (anti-HAV) confers protectio...

Hepatitis A vaccine, inactivated

What should i avoid before or after getting this vaccine (havrix, vaqta)?

There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity before or after receiving this vaccine, unless your doctor has told you otherwise.


Hepatitis B adult vaccine

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before receiving this vaccine?

Hepatitis B vaccine will not protect against infection with hepatitis A, C, and E, or other viruses that affect the liver. It may also not protect against hepatitis B if you are already infected with the virus, even if you do not yet show symptoms...

Hepatitis B Immune Globulin

Side effects

Overall Adverse Reaction Profile

The most common expected adverse drug reactions for intravenous immune globulins like HepaGam B (hepatitis b immune globulin (human)) are chills, fever, headaches, vomiting, allergic reactions, nausea, art...

Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human)

Dosage and Administration

This product is for intramuscular use only. The use of this product by the intravenous route is not indicated. Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration.

It is imp...

Hepatitis B immune globulin-maltose injection


See also Warning section.

Before receiving hepatitis B immune globulin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other immune globulin products; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ing...

Hepatitis B Vaccine



Hypersensitivity to yeast


Not protective against hepatitis A, C, or E

Gluteal muscle not recommended

Heptavax B (plasma-derived) no longer used in the US


Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant [Adjuvanted])

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Hepatitis B Vaccine?

  • If you have an allergy to any part of hepatitis B vaccine (recombinant [adjuvanted]).
  • If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs yo...

Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)

What should i discuss with my health care provider before receiving hepatitis b immune globulin (hepagam b, hepagam b novaplus, hyperhep b, nabi-hb)?

You should not receive this medication if you are allergic to human globulins, or if you have an immunoglobulin A deficiency. Hepatitis B immune globulin should not be injected into your muscle if you have a bleeding or blood clotting disorde...

Hepatitis b vaccine-injection

What are the uses for hepatitis b vaccine-injection?

Hepatitis B vaccine is used to prevent hepatitis B, a serious infection that affects the liver.

Most children are given their first shot at birth, followed by a 2nd shot at 1-2 months of age, and a 3rd shot at 6-18 months of age. Also, any...

Hepatitis B virus vaccine recomb (PF) intramuscular

Side Effects

Pain/soreness/redness/swelling at the injection site, fever, headache, tiredness, sore throat, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your health care professional promptly.



Administrative Information

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Information presented in this database is not meant as a substitute for professional judgment. You sho...

Heplisav B

Uses of Heplisav-B

  • It is used to prevent hepatitis B infection.


Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natura...


Heptaminol Interactions

This is not a complete list of Heptaminoldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.


Herbal drugs topical


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Herceptin I.V.

Adverse Reactions

The most serious adverse reactions caused by HERCEPTIN include cardiomyopathy, hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis, infusion reactions, pulmonary events, and exacerbation of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Please refer to the BOXED ...

Hermes No. 8

Proper Use of senna

This section provides information on the proper use of a number of products that contain senna. It may not be specific to Hermes No. 8. Please read with care.

Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more of it, do n...