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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 (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 (IS: konjugiert)
  • 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 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Haemophilus-Typ-B-Impfstoff (konjugiert) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vaccin conjugué de l'haemophilus type b (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Vaccinum haemophili stirpis b coniugatum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (IS: tetanus toxoid conjugate)
  • 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

    Sanofi Pasteur, Cyprus; Sanofi Pasteur, Macedonia; Sanofi Pasteur, Poland; Sanofi Pasteur MSD, Sweden
  • ACT-HIB (pediatric)
    Sanofi Pasteur, France
  • Comvax (Haemophilus Type b Conjugate Vaccine and Hepatitis B)
    Merck, United States
  • Hiberix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Malaysia; Wellcome Limited, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Hiberix (pediatric)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Thailand
  • Menitorix (Haemophilus Type b Conjugate Vaccine and Meningococcal Group C Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Poland
  • PedvaxHIB
    Merck, United States
  • Synflorix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Chile; GlaxoSmithKline, Myanmar
  • Vaxem Hib
    Novartis Vaccines, Thailand
  • actHIB
    Sanofi Pasteur, South Korea; Sanofi Pasteur, United States
    Sanofi Pasteur, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi Pasteur, Denmark; Sanofi Pasteur, Italy; Sanofi Pasteur, Norway; Sanofi Pasteur, Thailand
  • Act-HIB
    Sanofi Pasteur, Canada; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong
  • Hiberix
    GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Romania; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; IVZ, Slovenia; Smith Kline & French, Portugal
  • Hiberix (pediatric)
    GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; GlaxoSmithKline, Switzerland; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, Poland; GlaxoSmithKline, United States


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
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