Precautions

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

It is very important that you return to your doctor's office at the right time for all of the doses. Be sure to notify your doctor of any unwanted effects that occur after you receive this vaccine.

This vaccine may cause a serious type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, swelling of the tongue and throat, or trouble breathing after you get the injection.

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to latex. The needle cover and the rubber plunger of the prefilled syringe contains dry natural latex rubber, which may cause an allergic reaction in people with a latex allergy.

This vaccine may not protect you against hepatitis A or hepatitis B infection if you are already infected with the virus at the time you receive the shot.