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Hepatitis b immune globulin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Hepatitis b immune globulin is also known as: BayHep B, H-BIG, HepaGam B, HepaGam B NovaPlus, Hyperhep, Hyperhep B, Nabi-HB, Nabi-HB Novaplus

Medically reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Hepatitis b immune globulin Pregnancy Warnings

Hepatitis B immune globulin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Hepatitis B immune globulin should only be given during pregnancy if clearly needed. Its use is recommended for postexposure prophylaxis during pregnancy by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Hepatitis b immune globulin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of hepatitis B immune globulin into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Nabi-HB (hepatitis B immune globulin)." Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Libertyville, IL.
  2. "Product Information. Bayhep B (hepatitis B immune globulin)." Bayer Pharmaceutical Inc, West Haven, CT.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 6th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2002):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Nabi-HB (hepatitis B immune globulin)." Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Libertyville, IL.
  2. "Product Information. Bayhep B (hepatitis B immune globulin)." Bayer Pharmaceutical Inc, West Haven, CT.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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