Engerix – B

The Engerix B-20 vaccine is intended for adults and adolescents aged 16 years and older against hepatitis B. The vaccine is injected into the upper arm.

Vaccination scheme

The vaccine is administered in three doses in a schedule: the first dose is administered on the selected day, the second dose in 1 month and the third dose in 5 months.

No vaccination has been prescribed.

When is it necessary to postpone vaccination?

You must not be acutely ill at the time of vaccination, physical exertion, visiting the sauna, solarium, or large consumption of alcoholic beverages is not recommended on the day of application. The interval between the previous and next vaccination must be at least 2 weeks. You must not take antibiotics at the time of vaccination.

Most commonly reported side effects

Pain at the injection site, mild fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, indigestion, weakness.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding

For precautionary reasons, it is not recommended to administer the vaccine to pregnant women except in cases of high risk of infection. The vaccine may be given to breastfeeding women if there is an increased risk of infection.

Notice

All information given here is for information purposes only. The choice of vaccine or vaccination schedule is always up to the doctor after a personal consultation at the vaccination centre.

 

CLOSED: 19.7. Holiday

ZAVŘENO: 19.7. Dovolená