Are there any side effects from the hepatitis B vaccine?

Side effects from the hepatitis B vaccine are rare.

The hepatitis B vaccine is very safe. It’s rare that you’ll experience any side effects. You might get some redness and soreness where you got the injection.

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Reviewed by Dr Paula Baraitser. Medical Director, SH:24
Last updated at: 02 February 2024
Published on: 12 August 2022