Not to be inj intravascularly, intradermally or SC. Postpone immunization in patients w/ moderate to severe acute febrile illness or infection. Not for protection against infection by other pathogens known to infect the liver eg, HAV, HCV & hepatitis E virus; H influenzae
or meningitis of other origins. Temp ≥40°C, collapse or shock-like state, persistent, inconsolable crying lasting ≥ 3 hr w/in 48 hr of vaccination; convulsions w/ or w/o fever occuring w/in 3 days of vaccination. History of febrile convulsions or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; Guillain-Barre syndrome or brachial neuritis; thrombocytopenia or bleeding disorder; immunosuppressive treatment or immunodeficiency; impaired hepatitis B response. Resp monitoring for 48-72 hr in very premature infants (≤28 wk of gestation) & w/ previous history of resp immaturity. Chronic renal failure. Not intended for women of childbearing age. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn >24 mth.