Recombivax HB (Injection)

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I notice that your recommendations for storage for Recombivax HB are room temperature.  Should this state refrigeration (2-8 deg C). 
by Kelle Thompson in Kansas, 05/18/2008

Recombivax HB (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information

Recombivax HB (Injection)

Recombivax HB (Injection) Medication Classification


Recombivax HB (Injection) Brandname

Recombivax HB, Engerix-B, Engerix-B Pediatric, Engerix-B Pediatric w/Safetyglide, Recombivax HB Pediatric/Adolescent

Recombivax HB (Injection) is used for the Treatment

Hepatitis B Vaccine (hep-ah-TY-tiss B vak-seen) Prevents infection caused by hepatitis B virus.

When To Not Use Recombivax HB (Injection)

You should not receive this vaccine if you have had an allergic reaction to it, or if you are allergic to yeast.

How Should You Use Recombivax HB (Injection)

Proper Recombivax HB (Injection) Storage

Store Recombivax HB (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Recombivax HB (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Recombivax HB (Injection)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Recombivax HB (Injection) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows before you receive this vaccine if you have an immune system disorder (such as HIV), an active infection (with symptoms such as fever or chills), severe heart or lung problems, or are receiving drugs to treat cancer.

Recombivax HB (Injection) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Wheezing or trouble breathing
  • Swelling of the face, lips, or throat
  • Severe skin rash or hives
  • Seizures
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Pain where the shot was given
  • Redness or swelling where the shot was given
  • Fever
  • Headache

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