Drug Interactions With Recombivax HBRecombivax HB can potentially interact with a few medications (see Recombivax HB Drug Interactions).
What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider before you receive this vaccine if you have:
- An immune-suppressing condition, such as HIV or AIDS, diabetes, or cancer
- Had any sort of a reaction to a vaccine
- A moderate or severe illness
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Recombivax HB and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Recombivax HB and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell the healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Recombivax HB Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Storing Recombivax HBRecombivax HB should be stored in the refrigerator. The vaccine should never be frozen.
- Recombivax HB pediatric/adolescent formulation (5 mcg/0.5 mL), available as single-dose vials and prefilled syringes
- Recombivax HB adult formulation (10 mcg/1 mL), available as single-dose vials and prefilled syringes
- Recombivax HB dialysis formulation (40 mcg/1 mL), available as single-dose vials.
All forms of Recombivax HB can cause problems for people with latex allergies.