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    Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    Information about Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    Inactivated hepatitis a vaccine (adsorbed) uses

    Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed) is used for prevention of Hepatitis A infection.

    How inactivated hepatitis a vaccine (adsorbed) works

    Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed) is an inactivated vaccine (made from a dead virus). It helps develop immunity by forming antibodies, which are proteins that protect against infection caused by viruses present in the vaccine.

    Common side effects of inactivated hepatitis a vaccine (adsorbed)

    Nausea, Pain, Pharyngitis, Abdominal pain, Anaphylactic reaction, Convulsion, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Loss of appetite, Feeling of discomfort, Skin redness, Tenderness, Vomiting, Warm sensation

    Available Medicine for Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    • ₹1395
      Wockhardt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹1298 to ₹1385
      Sanofi India Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹747 to ₹1981
      Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹1003
      Panacea Biotec Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    • It is a vaccine used to prevent hepatitis A infection.
    • Hepatitis A is a liver disease which spreads through food or water containing hepatitis A virus or by direct contact with an infected person.
    • It should be stored in the refrigerator at 2° to 8°C. Do not freeze.
    • Let your doctor know if you have a high fever, serious illness or a weakened immune system.

    Frequently asked questions for Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    Inactivated Hepatitis A Vaccine (Adsorbed)

    Q. Is hepatitis A infection curable?

    No. Hepatitis A infection is not curable. In most cases, treatment is not required. However, the symptoms of hepatitis A can be controlled

    Q. Is hepatitis A infection fatal or life-threatening?

    No. Hepatitis A infection usually does not cause liver disease. But in some cases, it may lead to acute liver failure which can be life-threatening

    Q. Is hepatitis A infection contagious?

    Yes. Hepatitis A virus infection is contagious

    Q. Does it spread through saliva or sharing of food?

    It spreads only if a person comes in contact with the feces (stools) of the infected person

    Q. Does hepatitis A vaccine cause fever?

    Mild fever may occur after hepatitis A vaccine administration . Contact your doctor if your fever worsens or does not go away

    Q. Is hepatitis A vaccine necessary?

    Although not mandatory, hepatitis A vaccine is recommended for children (18 months-2 years) in India and adults who do not live in hepatitis A prevalent area.

    Content on this page was last updated on 02 May, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)