Engerix-B Coupon - Engerix-B 20mcg/ml of adult dose vial
HEPATITIS B VACCINE is a vaccine. It is used to prevent an infection with the hepatitis B virus. Compare vaccinations.
Engerix-B Coupon - Engerix-B 20mcg/ml of adult dose vial

Engerix-B Side Effects

What should I watch for?

See your health care provider for all shots of this vaccine as directed. You must have 3 shots of this vaccine for protection from hepatitis B infection. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious or unusual side effects after getting this vaccine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Fever of 37.7 degrees C (100 degrees F) or higher


Aches or pain in the joints, fever, or skin rash or welts (may occur days or weeks after receiving the vaccine)

blurred vision or other vision changes


difficulty with breathing or swallowing

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position


itching, especially of the feet or hands

muscle weakness

numbness or tingling of the arms and legs

reddening of the skin, especially around the ears


swelling of the eyes, face, or inside of the nose

unusual tiredness or weakness (sudden and severe)

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common



soreness at the injection site

Less common

Hard lump, redness, swelling, pain, itching, purple spot, tenderness, or warmth at the injection site

unusual tiredness or weakness


Aches or pain in the muscles


back pain or stiffness or pain in neck or shoulder




difficulty with moving

feeling of warmth

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache (mild), sore throat, runny nose, or fever (mild)

increased sweating


lack of appetite or decreased appetite

nausea or vomiting

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness


stomach cramps or pain

sudden redness of skin

swelling of glands in the armpit or neck

trouble with sleeping

unable to sleep


weight loss

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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