Hepatitis B Vaccine

Product Details

Packaging Size                      : 1 ml in 1 ampoule
Brand                                      : Hepatitis B Vaccine
Manufacturer                        : Serum Institute Of India Ltd
Composition                          : Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA) (20mcg)
Treatment                              : active immunizing agent.
Prescription/Non prescription Prescription
Form                                       : Liquid
Shelf life                                 : 24 Months
Storage                                   : Cool & Dry place
Packaging type                     : Box


Introduction to Hepatitis B Vaccine (rDNA)

Hepatitis B Vaccine, a vital prescription medication, plays a pivotal role in preventing Hepatitis B infection. This innovative combination of vaccines is specifically formulated to stimulate the immune system, empowering it to combat microorganisms effectively and prevent infections. Administered as part of the Pentavalent vaccine series, it offers comprehensive protection against diseases such as Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, and Hib.


Administration and Dosage

For infants, the Hepatitis Vaccine administration protocol begins with the zero dose at birth, followed by subsequent doses at 1.5, 2.5, and 3.5 months. Similarly, adults require three shots spaced over six months. Seek guidance from healthcare professionals for optimal dosage and timing adherence.


Uses and Benefits

The Vaccine is crucial in preventing Hepatitis B infection, providing long-lasting immunity. By stimulating the immune system to produce protective antibodies, it shields individuals from the harmful effects of the Hepatitis B virus. Its inclusion in the Pentavalent vaccine series underscores its versatility in safeguarding against multiple diseases, making it essential for routine immunization.


Side Effects and Precautions

While generally well-tolerated, localized side effects like swelling, redness, and pain may occur. These symptoms usually subside within 3 to 5 days.


Usage Guidelines and Precautions

Administer the vaccine as directed, preferably after meals. Promptly take missed doses and avoid concurrent medication intake. Refrain from vaccine administration if symptoms suggestive of appendicitis or inflamed bowel occur. The Vaccine is crucial for preventing Hepatitis infection. Administered as part of the Pentavalent vaccine series, it provides comprehensive protection against diseases like Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B, and Hib. The vaccine stimulates the immune system, ensuring long-lasting immunity. Mild and temporary side effects such as swelling and redness at the injection site are common.


Potential Side Effects

While generally well-tolerated, constipation may occur in some individuals, necessitating adequate fluid intake.

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