Zutectra® 500 IU
Solution for injection in a prefilled syringe
Human hepatitis B immunoglobulin
The active substance is human hepatitis B immunoglobulin 500 IU/ml.
Zutectra contains 150 mg/ml human plasma protein, of which at least 96% is immunoglobulin G (IgG).
Zutectra is used to prevent re-infection with hepatitis B in adults who had a liver transplant at least a week ago; they had to have the transplant due to liver failure caused by hepatitis B.
Zutectra is for subcutaneous injection only. Injection into a vein or blood vessel may cause allergic shock. Store and transport it refrigerated (2°C-8°C).