What is the dosage for Vaqta Pediatric?

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Kelly Johnson
Pediatrics

Vaqta is one of two brands of Hepatitis A vaccines currently on the market for children. For children 1 to 18 years old, the dose is 25U (0.5 ml) IM injection (in muscle). Repeat dose in 6-12 months.  For adults 19 years old and older, 50U (1.0 ml) IM injection (in muscle).  Repeat dose in 6-12 months. It is preservative free.

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