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Hepatitis A Vaccine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Hepatitis A, Avaxim, Havrix, Vaqta, Twinrix

Hepatitis A Vaccine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Hepatitis A Vaccine be used?

How Is the Hepatitis A Vaccine Given?

It is usually given by injection into a muscle.

It may be given on its own as one shot or in combination with other vaccines (e.g. Hepatitis B) as one shot.

When given on its own, two doses are usually required, one primary dose followed by a booster dose 6 to 18 months after.

When given in combination with Hepatitis B vaccine, two to three doses may be required depending on age. Consult your doctor for more details.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Hepatitis A Vaccine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Thursday, September 30, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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