Hepatitis B Vaccine... Needing Answers - page 2

I am a nursing student and I posted this in the student forum but thought I would post it here to see if others had some input on this as well :) I am sure for the most of you have had your 3... Read More

  1. by   oramar
    The very first Hepatitus vacine was called Hepavax. I had it in 1983. My understanding is that your titer went high and stayed high on that vacine. It is to bad they do not offer it to people having this no response problem. I understand also that there were more adverse reactions to Hepavax so that is why they switched to the newer vacine. An infection control nurse once told me that the actual disease was very rare in anyone who had the new vacine even if they did not have antibodies.