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Varicella Immunoglobulin, Human


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Immunizing agent, passive

Prevention and treatment of varicella zoster

Chemical Name

Preparation containing immunoglobulins, mainly immunoglobulin G. It is obtained from the plasma from selected donors having antibodies against Herpesvirus varicellae[Ph. Eur.]

Foreign Names

  • Immunoglobulinum humanum varicellae (Latin)
  • Varizellen-Immunglobulin vom Menschen (German)
  • Immunoglobuline humaine de la varicelle (French)
  • Inmunoglobulina humana contra la varicela (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Human Normal Immune Globulin With Antibodies Against Varicella Zoster (IS)
  • Human Varicella-zoster immune globuline (IS)
  • Humanes Varicella-Immunoglobulin (IS)
  • Immunglobulin mit Antikörpern gegen Varizella-zoster-Virus (IS)
  • Immunglobulinum humanum anti-varicellae (IS)
  • Inmunoglobulinas contra el herpesvirus humano (IS)
  • Inmunoglobulinas contra el virus de la varicela zóster (IS)
  • UNII-33T611WL27 (IS)
  • Varizella-Zoster-Immunglobulin vom Menschen (IS)
  • VZIG (IS)
  • VZVIG (IS)
  • Human Varicella Immunglobulin (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Immunoglobuline humaine de la varicelle (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Immunoglobulinum humanum varicellae (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Varicella Immunoglobulin (PH: BP 2016)
  • Varicella-Zoster Immune Globulin (PH: USP 38)
  • Varizellen-Immunglobulin vom Menschen (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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