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
J06BB19 J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J06 Immune sera and immunoglobulins → J06B Immunoglobulins → J06BB Specific immunoglobulins
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
ANTHRASIL Solution for infusion FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR

External identifiers

DrugBank Drug: DB09057
RxNorm Ingredient: 1722336
UNII Identifier: VKZ83S945Z


Anthrax immunoglobulin is an active ingredient of these brands:

United States (US)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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