Vaccine

Age of vaccine recipient (years)

Dose (hepatitis B surface antigen protein)

Number of doses

Recommended schedule minimum intervals

Twinrix (720/20)

1 to <16

20 μg

2

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 6–12 months after 1st dose

Do not use this schedule for people who need rapid protection against hepatitis B (such as people who have had close contact with a person with hepatitis B)

Twinrix Junior (360/10)

1 to <16

10 μg

3

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 6 months after 1st dose

Twinrix (720/20)

≥16

20 μg

3

  • 1st dose: day 0 (day of vaccination)
  • 2nd dose: 1 month after 1st dose
  • 3rd dose: 6 months after 1st dose
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Last updated: 
5 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
5 June 2018