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This medication is a vaccine given to persons over 2 years of age to prevent hepatitis A infection. This vaccine is recommended for persons traveling to areas where the risk of hepatitis A is high; for persons at increased risk due to their jobs, such as institutional or day care workers, animal handlers, lab workers, military personnel; IV drug abusers; residents of communities with an outbreak of hepatitis A. Discuss the risks and benefits of vaccination with your doctor.

This medication is given by intramuscular injection into the upper arm by a health care professional. Shake well before injecting. Generally a single dose and a booster dose 6 to 12 months later are given.

Most common is burning, stinging, pain or redness at the injection site. Mild fever, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, headache or weakness occur infrequently. If any of these effects continue beyond two days or become bothersome, inform your doctor. Notify your doctor if you experience: high fever, trouble breathing, skin rash, dizziness, tingling of the hands or feet, muscle or joint pain. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Tell your doctor your medical history especially: illnesses or infections, blood disorders, immune system disorders, any allergies. This medication should be given during pregnancy only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including: steroids, anti-cancer medications, immunosuppressants. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.

This is usually given as a one time dose. As with most medications, do not "double-up" the dose if a dose is missed.

This medication is stored in the refrigerator as directed.

Note : This product information is intended only for residents of the India. Taj Pharmaceuticals Limited, medicines help to treat and prevent a range of conditions—from the most common to the most challenging—for people around the world.



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