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Is the dose of the hep b vaccine the same given to babies as adults?

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Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 38 years experience
No: There is a pediatric formulation and an adult formulation.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No: Adults are given adult dose which is double of the pediatric dose It is adult Hep B Vaccine

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