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)
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.
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.
- As with any injectable vaccine.
- Epinephrine and an antihistamine for injection should be available for use in case of anaphylaxis or anaphylactic reaction
- Lactating mother
- Severe Cardiopulmonary problems
- Hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction)
- Severe febrile infection (epilepsy)
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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