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Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin, Human


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories


Passive immunization against hepatits B

Chemical Name

Preparation containing immunoglobulins, mainly immunoglobulin G. It is obtained from plasma from selected and/or immunised donors having antibodies against hepatitis B surface antigens (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Immunoglobulinum humanum hepatitidis B (Latin)
  • Hepatitis B-Immunglobulin human (German)
  • Immunoglobuline humaine de l'hépatite B (French)
  • Inmunoglobulina humana antihepatitis B (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (OS: USAN)
  • Anticuerpos contra antígeno de HBs (IS)
  • AntiHBs-Immunoglobulin (IS)
  • Gammaglobulina humana antihepatitis B (IS)
  • Hepatitis-B-Antikörper-Globulin (IS)
  • Hepatitis-B-Immunglobulin (IS)
  • Immunoglobulina umana dell'epatite B (IS)
  • Immunoglobuline humaine de l'hepatite B (IS)
  • Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (PH: USP 41)
  • Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin (PH: BP 2018)
  • Hepatitis-B-Immunglobulin vom Menschen (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Human Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Immunoglobuline humaine de l'hépatite B (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Immunoglobulinum humanum hepatitidis B (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
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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