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Haemophilus Type b Conjugate Vaccine


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Active immunisation against haemophilus influenzae type b

Bacterial vaccine

Chemical Name

Preparation of a polysaccharide, derived from a suitable strain of Haemophilus influenzaetype b, covalently bound to a carrier protein. The polysaccharide, polyribosylribitol phosphate (PrP) is a linear copolymer composed of repeated units, with a defined molecular size (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Vaccinum haemophili stirpis b coniugatum (Latin)
  • Haemophilus Typ-B-Impfstoff, konjugiert (German)
  • Vaccin conjugué de l'haemophilus type b (French)
  • Vacuna contra Haemophilus influenzae tipo b (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Haemophilus influenzae B antigène purifié conjugué (IS)
  • Haemophilus influenzae B-Impfstoff, konjugiert (IS)
  • Haemophilus influenzae B-Polysaccharid-Konjugat-Impfstoff (IS)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (IS)
  • Haemophilus-influenzae-Typ-B-Impfstoff (konjugiert) (IS)
  • Hemophilus influenzae B vaccine (IS)
  • Hib (IS)
  • Hib vaccine (IS)
  • HIB-Konjugat-Impfstoff (IS)
  • Vaccino di emofilo tipo B coniugato (IS)
  • Vaccinum haemophili stirpe b coniugatum (IS)
  • Vaccinum haemophilus influenzae B (IS)
  • Vacuna de haemophilus influenzae tipo b (IS)
  • Haemophilus Type b Conjugate Vaccine (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Haemophilus-Typ-B-Impfstoff (konjugiert) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vaccin conjugué de l'haemophilus type b (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Vaccinum haemophili stirpis b coniugatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (tetanus toxoid conjugate) (IS)
  • Haemophilus influenzae B-Saccharid-Tetanus-Konjugat-Impfstoff (IS)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b polysaccharide-tetanus toxoid conjugate vaccine (IS)
  • Kapsel-Polysaccharid des Hib-Bakteriums, gebunden an Tetanus-Protein (IS)
  • Polysaccharide capsulaire purifié de la bactérie Hib, lié à la protéine tétanique (IS)

Brand Names

  • Acet-HIB
    Sanofi Aventis, Pakistan
    Aventis Pasteur, Kuwait; Nijz, Slovenia; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Aventis, Pakistan; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium; Sanofi Pasteur, Cyprus; Sanofi Pasteur, Macedonia; Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Greece
  • Act-HIB
    Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Sanofi Pasteur, Poland; Sanofi Pasteur, Uruguay; Sanofi Pasteur Europe, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Serbia
  • Act-Hib
    Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Netherlands
  • Act-Hib [pediatric]
    Sanofi Pasteur, Israel; Sanofi Pasteur, Paraguay
  • ACT-HIB 10 µg/0,5 ml
    Sanofi Pasteur, France
  • Comvax [+ Hepatitis B]
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • He Er Bei
    Lanzhou Bio, China
  • Hiberix
    GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Serbia
  • Hiberix [pediatric]
    GlaxoSmithKline Australia, Australia
  • Likit Pedvaxhib
    MSD Merck Sharp & Dohme, Turkey
  • Menitorix [+ Meningococcal Group C Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine]
    GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline Australia, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline UK, United Kingdom
  • PedvaxHIB
    Cibeles, Uruguay; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Mexico
  • PedvaxHIB (Merck Sharp & Dohme
    China MSD, China
  • PedvaxHIB [pediatric]
    Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., United States
  • Synflorix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Myanmar
  • Vaxem Hib
    Novartis Healthcare, Philippines; Novartis Vaccines, Thailand; Novartis Vaccines & Diag., Italy
  • actHIB
    Sanofi, Japan; Sanofi Pasteur, South Korea; Sanofi Pasteur, United States
    Sanofi Belgium, Luxembourg; Sanofi Pasteur, Argentina; Sanofi Pasteur, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi Pasteur, Italy; Sanofi Pasteur, Norway; Sanofi Pasteur, Philippines; Sanofi-Pasteur, Colombia
  • Act-HIB
    Sanofi Pasteur, Austria; Sanofi Pasteur, Canada; Sanofi Pasteur, Lithuania; Sanofi Pasteur, Russian Federation; Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong
  • Act-Hib [pediatric]
    Sanofi-Pasteur, China
  • Hiberix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Bulgaria; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Israel; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Lithuania; GlaxoSmithKline, Macedonia; GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; GlaxoSmithKline, Netherlands; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Turkey; GlaxoSmithKline A.B.E.E., Greece; Glaxosmithkline Biologicals, Cyprus; GSK, Czech Republic; GSK, Peru; Smith Kline & French, Portugal; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina; GlaxoSmithKline China Investment, China
  • Hiberix [pediatric]
    Beecham, Malta; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, New Zealand; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand; GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, United States; GSK, Pakistan
  • Pentaxim
    Sanofi-Pasteur, Colombia


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PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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