Twinrix is a drug that is used to prevent infections of the hepatitis A and B virus. Twinrix medication is a vaccine that works by stimulating the body so that they can be able to produce antibiotics that can be able to fight against hepatitis A and B.
Twinrix is used to prevent hepatitis A and B infections. Because Twinrix does not contain live virus, the patient cannot get hepatitis as a result of using the vaccine. Twinrix is hepatitis A and hepatitis B combination vaccine that is made from whole, killed hepatitis A virus and genetically modified pieces of hepatitis B virus.
Twinrix works by helping the body generate immunity that will prevent the patient from getting an infection from the hepatitis A or hepatitis B virus. Twinrix does this by helping the body produce antibodies. Twinrix is only administered in a clinical setting as an intramuscular injection by a qualified healthcare professional.