Active ingredients: hepatitis a + hepatitis b vaccine
What it is used for
Twinrix (720/20) is indicated for active immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus infection in adults and children from 1 year of age. Twinrix Junior (360/10) is indicated for use in children aged 1 to 15 years.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
fine white deposit with a clear colourless supernatant. The precipitate is easily resuspended when shaken. Once shaken the vaccine is slightly opaque.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient hepatitis a + hepatitis b vaccine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems