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Diphtheria Vaccine, Adsorbed


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Active immunisation against diphtheria

Bacterial vaccine: toxoid

Chemical Name

Preparation of diphtheria formol toxoid with a mineral adsorbent. The formol toxoid is prepared from the toxin produced by the growth of Corynebacterium diphtheriae[Ph. Eur.]

Foreign Names

  • Vaccinum diphtheriae adsorbatum (Latin)
  • Diphtherie-Adsorbat-Impfstoff (German)
  • Vaccin diphthérique adsorbé (French)
  • Vacuna contra la difteria, adsorbida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Diphtheria Toxoid (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxoid antigen (IS: formaldehyde inactivated)
  • Diphtherie-Toxoid (IS)
  • Dipthteria vaccine, adsorbed (IS)
  • Dipththeria vaccine (IS)
  • UNII-IRH51QN26H (IS)
  • Vacunas de la difteria (IS)
  • Adsorbed Diphtheria Vaccine (PH: BP 2016)
  • Diphtheria Toxoid (PH: JP XVI)
  • Diphtheria vaccine (adsorbed) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Diphtherie-Adsorbat-Impfstoff (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vaccin diphthérique adsorbé (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vaccinum diphtheriae adsorbatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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