Combination Vaccine for Hepatitis A and B
How It Works
Twinrix is a vaccine that provides active Reference immunity Opens New Window against both the Reference hepatitis A Opens New Window and Reference hepatitis B Opens New Window viruses. It is given in a series of 3 injections on the same schedule as the hepatitis B vaccine: an initial dose followed by doses at 1 month and 6 months. It can also be given in 4 doses, with the initial dose followed by doses at 7 days, 21 to 30 days, and 12 months.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference W. Thomas London, MD - Hepatology