Vaccine

Age of vaccine recipient (years)

Dose (hepatitis B surface antigen protein)

Number of doses

Recommended schedule minimum interval

Engerix-B (paediatric formulation)

<20

10 μg

4

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 2 months after 1st dose
  • 4th dose: 12 months after 1st dose

Engerix-B (adult formulation)

≥20

20 μg

4

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 2 months after 1st dose
  • 4th dose: 12 months after 1st dose

or

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 7 days after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 21 days after 1st dose
  • 4th dose: 12 months after 1st dose

Twinrix (720/20)

≥16

20 μg

4

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 7 days after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 21 days after 1st dose
  • 4th dose: 12 months after 1st dose
Last updated: 
5 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
5 June 2018