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Hemoglobin Glutamer

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



Therapeutic Categories

Blood substitute

Oxygen carrier

Chemical Name

Hemoglobin glutamer (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Hemoglobinum glutamerum (Latin)
  • Haemoglobin glutamer (German)
  • Hémoglobine glutamère (French)
  • Hemoglobina glutámero (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Oxyglobin (veterinary use)
    Biopure, Poland; Dechra, Sweden; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; OPK Biotech, Netherlands; OPK Biotech, United States
  • Actovegin
    Nycomed, Russian Federation


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.