• Hepatitis B
  • For Children & Teens

How should we complete the series if a 12-year-old starts the 2-dose Recombivax HB adult formulation series but fails to receive dose 2 before his or her 16th birthday?

The 2-dose Recombivax HB schedule is only approved for use in children age 11 through 15 years. A 16-year-old child would need two additional doses of pediatric HepB to complete a 3-dose series.

Last reviewed: July 21, 2023

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