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Hepatitis B Vaccine

Release date2016/12/21

 Hepatitis B Vaccine Side Effects

The Hepatitis B vaccine is very safe, and it is effective at preventing the Hepatitis B disease. Vaccines, like any medicine, can have side effects. Most people who get the Hepatitis B vaccine have no side effects at all. Some people report having very mild side effects, like a sore arm from the shot for a day or two. The most common side effects are usually mild and last 1 or 2 days.

 

Common Side Effects of Hepatitis B Vaccine:

l   Sore arm from the shot

l   Fever

On extremely rare occasions, people may experience severe (anaphylactic) allergic reactions after a Hepatitis B shot. Hepatitis B vaccine is not recommended for anyone who is allergic to yeast, or to any other component of the vaccine.