Hyper Hep B

Hyper Hep B

hepatitis b immunoglobulin




Luen Cheong Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Hepatitis B immune globulin (human)
Dosage/Direction for Use
By IM inj only. Acute exposure to blood containing HBsAg 0.06 mL/kg body wt w/in 24 hr. Prophylaxis of infants born to HBsAg & HBeAg +ve mothers 0.5 mL to be given w/in 12 hr of birth. Sexual exposure to an HBsAg +ve person 0.06 mL/mg of HBIG IM as a single dose w/in 14 days of last sexual contact. 1 mL IM of vaccine, 1st dose given at time of HBIG treatment. Household exposure to persons w/ acute HBV infection Infant <12 mth 0.5 mL.
Special Precautions
Prior systemic allergic reactions to human Ig, severe thrombocytopenia, coagulation disorder, pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Local pain & tenderness at the inj site, urticaria & angioedema, anaphylactic reactions.
ATC Classification
J06BB04 - hepatitis B immunoglobulin ; Belongs to the class of specific immunoglobulins. Used in passive immunizations.
Hyper Hep B inj 217 IU/mL
0.5 mL x 1's;1 mL x 1's;5 mL x 1's
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