Hepatitis b vaccine/how is it given?

Can Accelerate. For those who need rapid immunity against hepatitis b--travelers about to embark, for example--immunity can be given with a quicker series of injections & a later booster at one year. Some schedules are not fda approved but include vaccination at day zero then days 7 & 21 from first dose. Other schedules include days 0, 10, & 21. Very good immunity at day 21. Also done with mixed hep b/hep a.

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How much is a hepatitis b vaccine now?

Cost of HepB VACCINE. The cost varies from state to statein a walk in clinic or health dept average cost is 60 dollars in physician office average cos is 120 dollars and you need three shots so multiply that with three, thats the cost. Read more...
Varries. from region to region .Call plces and check but ca range from $70-1 $125. Read more...

How do I know if I need a hepatitis b vaccine?

VIS Statement . There is a vaccine information statement put out by the cdc that lists it's indications. As a pediatrician , i think everyone should get the vaccine. It is universally recommended for everyone under age 19 and for many categories of others including those with more than one sex partner, household contacts of people with hepatitis b, people with chronic renal or liver disease and other categories. Read more...