What are the side effects of hepatitis B vaccine recombinant?

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In rare cases, Hepatitis B vaccine recombinant may cause a severe allergic reaction that leads to difficulty breathing, swelling in the face or throat, chest tightness and hives. If you develop these symptoms after getting a hepatitis B vaccine, get medical attention right away. Other side effects of hepatitis B vaccine may include nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, dizziness, headaches and pain or swelling at the injection site. Additional side effects may be possible, so talk to your doctor if any new or unusual symptoms develop after getting a hepatitis B vaccine.

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