Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF

Human Zoster Immunoglobulin

For more information about Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF, please visit the New Zealand Blood Servicewebsite.
Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF is a preparation of human immunoglobulin for intramuscular administration.

Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF is prepared from blood obtained from voluntary and non-remunerated (unpaid) Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF contains proteins called antibodies which can provide protection against the zoster virus that causes chickenpox and shingles.

It is used to help prevent chickenpox and shingles in people who are susceptible to viral infections (especially those with a weak immune system) and who come into contact with an infected person.

Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF is available only with a doctor’s prescription.


Data sheet
The data sheet contains information to ensure the safe and effective use of a medicine. This document is approved by Medsafe, the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority. It is made available by CSL Behring for you if you are a:
  1. qualified healthcare professional; or
  2. consumer wanting further information on the product; and agree to consult with your healthcare professional if you have any questions in relation to the Data sheet.
PDF icon Zoster Immunoglobulin-VF Data Sheet (PDF, 0.05MB)

Last Updated: 18/03/2013
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