|skip to end of menu by clicking now Hepatitis A|
|About Hepatitis A Disease|
|About Hepatitis A Vaccine|
|Indications for Vaccination|
|Use of Immune Globulin|
|Contraindications and Precautions to Vaccination|
|Use of the VIS, "HEPATITIS A VACCINE: What you need to know"|
|Vaccine Storage and Handling|
|Adverse Reactions Following Vaccination|
Source: HealthSoft, Inc.
For both vaccine brands, the most commonly reported adverse reaction following vaccination is a local reaction at the site of injection. Injection site pain, erythema, or swelling is reported by 20% to 50% of recipients. These symptoms are generally mild and self-limited.