What is Hepatitis B vaccine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Recombivax HB vaccine

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The hepatitis B vaccine provides immunization against infection caused by known subtypes of hepatitis B virus. The regimen consists of 3 doses, the first given on an elected date, second given 1 month later, and the third given 6 months after the first.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
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Moderate
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hepatitis B vaccine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hepatitis B vaccine

Dosage Patients
20 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Hepatitis B vaccine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 6
Other 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 16 patients who've stopped taking Hepatitis B vaccine

Duration

Currently taking Hepatitis B vaccine

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Hepatitis B vaccine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
1 - 6 months 4
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Hepatitis B vaccine.