Anthrax immunoglobulin

Active ingredient description

Anthrax immuneglobulin is a human immune globulin that is used in combination with antibiotics to treat anthrax. Anthrax immunoglobulin binds to protective antigen (PA) to prevent PA mediated cellular entry of anthrax edema factor and lethal factor.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Anthrax immunoglobulin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J06 Immune sera and immunoglobulins → J06B Immunoglobulins → J06BB Specific immunoglobulins
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Medicines

Anthrax immunoglobulin is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

United States

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL/PLR)
US

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

VKZ83S945Z - ANTHRAX IMMUNE GLOBULIN HUMAN