Hepatitis b vaccine

What is Hepatitis b vaccine?

The best way to prevent hepatitis B is by getting the hepatitis B vaccine. The hepatitis B vaccine is safe and effective and is usually given as 3-4 shots over a 6-month period. All children should get their first dose of hepatitis B vaccine at birth and complete the vaccine series by 6–18 months of age. Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for all babies.

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Hi doc, i had my second dose of hepatitis b vaccine today. They person injecting the vaccing asked me not to eat nonveg or drink alcohol for 24...

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No need to worry.

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Welcome to health care magic,

Alcohol has no drug interaction with hepatitis B vaccine,it...

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Hi my baby is now ready for the 3rd vaccine for the previous 2 times we had given him pentaxim and engerix B. Now that pentaxim is not easily...

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Brief Answer:
Yes, it can be given

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Hi,
Welcome to HCM. Can understand your concerns.

Pentaxim contains DTaP, IPV, Hib. Energix B...

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If someone had hepatitis b injection while they were a younger will they get the disease when they have inter course with someone...

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Unlikely to get hepatitis b if vaccinated before, recommended a booster

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Thanks for writing in to us.

The...

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