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Composition for SAMHEP

Hepatitis B(100 iu)

food interaction for SAMHEP

alcohol interaction for SAMHEP

pregnancy interaction for SAMHEP

lactation interaction for SAMHEP

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Samhep 100iu injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Samhep 100iu injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Samhep 100iu injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Hepatitis B(100 iu)


Samhep 100iu injection vaccine is used to vaccinate (offer protection) against Samhep 100iu injection virus, which is a major cause of serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.

How it works

Samhep 100iu injection vaccines are used for active immunisation against Samhep 100iu injection infection. Two types of vaccine have been available each containing Samhep 100iu injection surface antigen (HBsAg) adsorbed onto aluminium hydroxide or a similar adsorbent.

Common side effects

Neuropathy, Pain, Paralysis, Abdominal pain, Anaphylactic reaction, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Decreased blood pressure, Itching, Feeling of discomfort, Meningitis, Muscle pain, Nausea, Rash, Skin redness, Vomiting, Weakness


2 Substitutes
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    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 840/ML of injection
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    save 83% more per ML of injection

Expert advice for SAMHEP

  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you have a weakened immune system due to cancer, use of anti-cancer drugs, dialysis or HIV infection.
  • Inform your doctor before taking the vaccine if you are old, obese or if you smoke.
  • Tell your doctor if you fainted during earlier vaccination with hepatitis B or if you have problems with blood clotting or if you have hepatitis B infection or live in an area prone to hepatitis B infection.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as the vaccine may make you feel dizzy.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to hepatitis B or any other vaccines or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if having fever.

Frequently asked questions for SAMHEP

Hepatitis B

Q. Is hepatitis B infection curable?
No. In most cases, the symptoms of hepatitis B infection is resolved within 4-8 weeks but person remain infected for lifetime. In some cases, however, symptoms may persist for a longer time (chronic infection).

Q. Is hepatitis B infection fatal or life-threatening?
Yes. Hepatitis B infection symptoms, if present for a longer time, may cause chronic infection, liver cirrhosis or liver cancer.

Q. Is hepatitis B infection contagious?
Yes. Hepatitis B virus infection is contagious.

Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?
Spreads through contact with the body fluids including saliva, blood, semen etc. of the infected person.

Q. Does hepatitis B vaccine cause fever?
Mild fever may occur after hepatitis B vaccine administration. Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away.


Content on this page was last updated on 05 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)