Twinrix Suspension For Injection 720-20Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

  • Weekly Ad

Twinrix: Suspension for injection (720-20mcg)

Also see:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics

Visit Drug Summary Page
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png
Twinrix Suspension Injection
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png
Twinrix Susp for Inj
Drug Image file default-drug-image.png
Twinrix Suspension Injection

What is this Medicine?

HEPATITIS A VACCINE; HEPATITIS B VACCINE (hep uh TAHY tis A vak SEEN; hep uh TAHY tis B vak SEEN) is a vaccine to protect from an infection with the hepatitis A and B virus. This vaccine does not contain the live viruses. It will not cause a hepatitis infection.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Twinrix: Suspension for injection(720-20mcg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information
Select a Medication

Twinrix Suspension for Injection

NDC: 581600815
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hepatitis A Prophylaxis, Hepatitis B Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Discard if product has been frozen
Twinrix Suspension for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Twinrix Suspension for Injection

Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
2.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
8.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
11.0-14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
13.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


Learning More About
Visit the Drug Summary page where you can:
  • Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Find other class related drugs
  • Find additional patient usage statistics
Learn More
Patient Experiences with Twinrix

Be the first to share your experience!

We want to help our customers stay educated about the medications they are taking. Submit your own observations and experiences to benefit others.

Average Scores
Easy to Take 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Works as Intended 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Tolerable 
0 / 5
0 / 5