HEPATITIS B Vaccine
Posted on : December 27, 2018 by Clinic One on Vaccination
Are you trying to get Hepatitis B Vaccines in Kathmandu Nepal? Are you concerned about traveling 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?
Call Clinic One Kathmandu at 01-5400400 | 9863393960 or email us at [email protected] and get Hepatitis B Vaccine promptly. We offer the vaccine at the convenience of your home also. Let us know.
ELOVAC – B
ELOVAC —B vaccine is indicated for immunization against infection caused by known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.
Newborn, infants, children, and adolescents
People who have a 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 the same house, infants born to HBV positive mothers
Route of administration
IM route, in the anterolateral thigh for neonates and infants whereas in the deltoid for adults.
Shake the vial well before administration
The dose of hepatitis B vaccine for administration
O.5ml (the age of 15 years)
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
The first dose of the Elovac B vaccine can be administered simultaneously with hepatitis B immunoglobulin which must be given at a 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 the 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 the injection site: mild soreness, induration, 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.
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