Nabi-HB

Nabi-HB

OVERDOSE

Although no data are available, clinical experience reported with other human immune globulins suggests that the only manifestations of overdose with Nabi-HB, Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human), would be pain and tenderness at the injection site.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Individuals known to have had an anaphylactic or severe systemic reaction to human globulin should not receive Nabi-HB, Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human), or any other human immune globulin. Nabi-HB (hepatitis b vaccine recombinant) contains less than 100 micrograms per mL IgA. Individuals who are deficient in IgA may have the potential to develop IgA antibodies and have an anaphylac-toid reaction. The physician must weigh the potential benefit of treatment with Nabi-HB (hepatitis b vaccine recombinant) against the potential for hypersensitivity reactions.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/29/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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