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Hepatitis A and B vaccination

Hepatitis means an inflamed liver. Hepatitis A is a contagious virus that’s usually spread through food or drink contaminated with an infected person’s poo. Hepatitis B is a common infection that’s spread through an infected person’s blood or through unprotected sex. This vaccine protects against both hepatitis A and B.
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Price per dose: 480-610 kr

Helping you protect your health

Learn more about the hepatitis A and B vaccine.

Price per dose

  • 480 kr for children aged 1–15
  • 610 kr for people aged 16 and older

Who can take it

This vaccine can protect people who have any risk factors for hepatitis A or B.

Risk factors for hepatitis A include:

  • having close contact with an infected person
  • having long-term liver disease
  • planning to visit a country with a higher rate of infection
  • working in close contact with human or primate poo or with people who may have poor hygiene practices

Risk factors for hepatitis B include:

  • having close contact with an infected person
  • having long-term liver or kidney disease
  • having regular exposure to other people’s body fluids
  • having unprotected sex with new partners
  • injecting drugs, or having close contact with someone who injects drugs
  • planning to visit a country that has a higher rate of infection

You can check vaccine recommendations for hepatitis A and B at Sweden Abroad.

Doses and protection

Protection from the hepatitis A and B vaccine is complete after 3 doses. The second dose is taken 1 month after the first dose. The third dose is taken 6 months after the second dose.

Potential side effects

Most people do not experience side effects from the hepatitis A and B vaccine. Potential side effects are usually mild and temporary. They can include fever, a headache, tiredness, feeling unwell, loss of appetite, and pain, redness or swelling where the needle went in.

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