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HEPATITIS B Shot


Are you trying to get Hepatitis B Vaccines in Kathmandu Nepal? Are you concerned about travelling out of Kathmandu and potentially being at risk of Hepatitis in Nepal and India? Will you be working as a healthcare professional with blood? Are you a Nepali student studying outside Nepal and need vaccines for your college enrollment?

At Clinic One, we offer Hepatitis A and B vaccines in a clean comfortable environment.

Details of the Medicine

Brand Name: ELOVAC – B

Indications: ELOVAC —B vaccine is indicated for immunization against infection caused by known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.

Routine vaccination: New born, infants, children and adolescents

High risk populations: People who have job that involves contact with human blood, injectable drug abusers, patients who may require multiple blood transfusions, travelers to the area where hepatitis B common, persons who have sex with someone infected with HBV, people living with chronic HBV infected person on same house, infants born to HBV positive mothers

Route of administration: IM route, in anterolateral thigh for neonates and infants whereas in the deltoid for adults.

Note: shake the vial well before administration

Dose of hepatitis B vaccine for administration

Pediatric dose: O.5ml (the age of 15 years)

Adult dose: 1ml (above the age of 15 years)

Immunization schedule

 

Note about the booster dose for high risk populations:

A booster dose is recommended after 12 months of the first dose. In addition to this, to maintain the antibody titer life long, a booster dose is recommended every five years for those at risk.

Special cases:

Neonates born to HVB carrier mother

First dose of Elovac B vaccine can be administered simultaneously with hepatitis B immunoglobulin which must be given at separate injection site. The immunization should start immediately after birth and preferably use 0, I and 2 months schedule

Chronic Hemodialysis Patients

The recommended dosage of Elovac B vaccine is 2 ml using a 0. I. 2. 6 months vaccination schedule.

Precaution:

  • As with any injectable vaccine.
  • Epinephrine and an antihistamine for injection should be available for use in case of anaphylaxis or anaphylactic reaction
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactating mother
  • Severe Cardiopulmonary problems
  • Infection

 

Contraindication:

  • Hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction)
  • Severe febrile infection (epilepsy)

 

Side effects

Most common side effects at injection site: mild soreness, indurations and erythema

Uncommon side effects: fatigue, low grade fever, rash. Pruritus, urticarial, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dizziness

Extremely rare side effects: Anaphylaxis, serum sickness, angioedema, erythema, arthritis, meningitis, encephalitis.

Clinic one has walk in appointments for all kinds of vaccines available in our clinic including Hepatitis B. We are open on all weekdays except Saturday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. For further inquiries and information,please contact us at:

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