Vaccine Name :

Hepatitis_B

About Vaccination :

Hepatitis B vaccine is a vaccine that prevents hepatitis B. The first dose is recommended within 24 hours of birth with either two or three more doses given after that. The vaccine is given by injection into a muscle. Hepatitis B is a viral infection that attacks the liver and can cause both acute and chronic disease. The virus is transmitted through contact with the blood or other body fluids of an infected person.

Total Number of Dosage : 

3

Dosage Time : 

Dose 1 : 6 months
Dose 2 : 6 weeks
Dose 3 : Birth

Importance : 

Develop protection against virus affecting liver

After Effects: 

Serious side effects from the hepatitis B vaccine are very uncommon. Pain may occur at the site of injection.

Tentative Cost : 

Rs.100 – Rs.249

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