[Hepatitis B Vaccine
HEPLISAV-B is indicated for prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus in adults 18 years of age and older.1
HEPLISAV-B recommended by CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the Prevention of Hepatitis B in Adults.2
HEPLISAV-B is indicated for prevention of infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus in adults 18 years of age and older.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Do not administer HEPLISAV-B to individuals with a history of severe allergic reaction (e.g., anaphylaxis) after a previous dose of any hepatitis B vaccine or to any component of HEPLISAV-B, including yeast.
Appropriate medical treatment and supervision must be available to manage possible anaphylactic reactions following administration of HEPLISAV-B.
Immunocompromised persons, including individuals receiving immunosuppressant therapy, may have a diminished immune response to HEPLISAV-B.
Hepatitis B has a long incubation period. HEPLISAV-B may not prevent hepatitis B infection in individuals who have an unrecognized hepatitis B infection at the time of vaccine administration.
The most common patient-reported adverse reactions reported within 7 days of vaccination were injection site pain (23%-39%), fatigue (11%-17%), and headache (8%-17%).
References: 1. HEPLISAV-B [package insert]. Emeryville, CA: Dynavax Technologies Corporation; 2018.2. Dynavax’s HEPLISAV-B® [Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant), Adjuvanted] Recommended by CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the Prevention of Hepatitis B in Adults [news release]. Emeryville, CA: Dynavax Technologies Corporation. http://investors.dynavax.com/news-releases/newsrelease-details/dynavaxs-heplisav-btm-hepatitis-b-vaccine-recombinant-adjuvanted. Accessed March 15, 2018.
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