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ENGERIX B 20 MICROGRAMS / 1ML SUSPENSION FOR INJECTION IN PRE-FILLED SYRINGE

Active substance(s): HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN EX SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STRAIN 2150-2-3 / HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN EX SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STRAIN 2150-2-3

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ENGERIX B 20 micrograms / 1 ml suspension for injection
Hepatitis B (rDNA) vaccine (adsorbed) (HBV)

Package leaflet: Information for the user

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Engerix B 20 micrograms/1 ml suspension for injection
Hepatitis B (rDNA) vaccine (adsorbed) (HBV)
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start receiving this
vaccine because it contains important information for you.

Engerix B contains sodium

3 How Engerix B is given
How your vaccine is given
What is in this leaflet:

How much is given

1 What Engerix B is and what it is used for
Schedule 1 for adults or adolescents 16 years and over

Schedule 2 for adults or adolescents 16 years and over

Schedule 3 for adults (18 years and over) only

How Engerix B works

Schedule 4 for children and adolescents 11 to 15 years of age only

2 What you need to know before receiving Engerix B
Engerix B should not be given:

Kidney problems and dialysis

Warnings and precautions

4 Possible side effects

Allergic reactions
vaccine)

Other Medicines and Engerix B

Very common
vaccine)

Common

Pregnancy and breast-feeding and fertility

The following information is intended for healthcare professionals only

Uncommon

Rare

Very rare

5 How to store Engerix B

6 Contents of the pack and other information
What Engerix B contains

What Engerix B looks like and contents of the pack

Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer

This medicinal product is authorised in the Member States of the
EEA under the following names:

Other sources of information

Product name

Engerix B

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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