Hepatitis B Vaccine Information
Vaccine Quick Information
- When to get vaccinated:
- If you are travelling and would like the vaccine done, please leave atleast 4 weeks before starting the course. the course is available to be given as an accelerated scehdule of 0,7 and 21 days doses.
- Once vaccinated, you will not require a booster dose until 5 years. However in certain circumstances or when immunity levels are not sufficent a further booster dose may be required earlier.
- 3 dose.
- How is it given:
- The vaccine is given as an injection in the upper arm.
- Side effects:
- Common side effects include soreness at the injection site, fever, tiredness and soreness.
- The vaccine is suitable from birth.
- Risk if you contract hepatitis A:
- Can cause flu like symptoms to jaundice. It can lead to liver failure.
The course consists of 3 doses. Dose schedule: 1st dose - 0 days 2nd dose - 28 days later 3rd dose - 5 months later
- £50 per dose
- 3 dose(s)
- Total Cost
The vaccine is available to be given for travellers travelling to high risk areas as well for occupational health.
Related vaccinations to Hepatitis B