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Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) Overview

Written by FoundHealth.

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U.S. Brand Names

Engerix-B®; Recombivax HB®

Canadian Brand Names

Engerix-B®; Recombivax HB®

Mexican Brand Names


Pharmacologic Category

Vaccine, Inactivated (Viral)

CDC Information

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) are developed by the staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Each VIS provides information to properly inform the adult vaccinee or, in the case of a minor, the child's parent or legal representative about the risks and benefits of each vaccine. Before a healthcare provider vaccinates a child or an adult with a dose of DTaP, Td, MMR, varicella, polio, Hib, hepatitis B, or pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, the provider is required by the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act to provide a copy of the VIS. VISs are available for other vaccines and may be used to educate patients. Foreign language versions are also available.

Created: 2005-04-07 16:47:10.0

Modified: 2010-03-09 08:31:45.0

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1 Comment

Posted 11 months ago

I was diagnosed as HEPATITIS B carrier in 2013 with fibrosis of the liver already present. I started on antiviral medications which reduced the viral load initially. After a couple of years the virus became resistant. I started on HEPATITIS B Herbal treatment from ULTIMATE LIFE CLINIC ( in March, 2020. Their treatment totally reversed the virus. I did another blood test after the 6 months long treatment and tested negative to the virus. Amazing treatment! This treatment is a breakthrough for all HBV carriers.

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