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Lyophilized (Snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

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Salt Composition : Snake Venom Antiserum

Manufacturer : BHARAT SERUMS & VACCINES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 776.94
Price :660
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1 Vial(s)

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Introduction to Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) is a snake venom antiserum that is used to treat snakebites. It is a combination of antibodies that are produced in horses and are specifically designed to neutralize the venom of certain snakes. It is composed of polyvalent, enzyme-refined, equine antivenom immunoglobulin fragments. It is used to treat snakebites that are caused by venomous snakes, such as cobras, kraits, and mambas. It is also used to treat snakebites caused by non-venomous snakes, such as pythons and boas, if there is a risk of infection.

Do not consume this medicine if you are allergic to Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection). Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you have a history of any disease. Report to your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, or heart-related disease. This injection is not recommended for use by people who are allergic to any of the ingredients in the antiserum. It should also not be used by people who have a history of blood clots or kidney problems.


Uses of Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

  • Treats snakebite poisoning.

Therapeutic Effects of Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) functions through the hyper-immunized horse antibodies into the victim's bloodstream. These antibodies recognize and neutralize venom toxins from snakes like cobras, common kraits, Russell's vipers, and saw-scaled vipers, preventing further harm and reducing the toxic effects of the snakebite.


Interaction of Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) and cause undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Store the injection between 2°C - 8°C.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Always check the expiry date before using it.

How to consume Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) will be administered to you by a healthcare professional in a hospital setting. It is usually administered as an injection in the vein (intravenous). Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and frequency based on your disease condition and other factors.


Safety Advices for Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) harms the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant. 

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) is excreted in breast milk. So, before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) is safe for patients with lung problems. Inform your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. Contact your doctor if you experience any lung-related symptoms.

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Liver

  

Limited information on using Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) in patients with liver disease is available. Therefore, it is crucial to consult your doctor before considering its usage to ensure it is safe and appropriate for your condition.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines. 


Side Effects of Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Allergic reactions
  • Kidney failure
  • Blood clots

Common

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling at the injection site

Word of Advice

Follow your doctor's recommendations closely throughout the process. If you experience any concerning symptoms or side effects, be sure to inform your healthcare provider immediately. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I use Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) if I’m pregnant?

It is unknown whether Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) harms the unborn baby. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or think you may be pregnant.

Q 2. Can I use Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) with other medications?

Before using this medicine, it is essential to consult your doctor, as they can interact with various other medications. Getting suggestions from your doctor will help ensure the safe and appropriate use of Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) with your current medication regimen.

Q 3. Is it okay to consume alcohol while taking Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection)?

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) is safe. Please speak with your physician.

Q 4. How do you manage the side effects of Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection)?

To manage the side effects of Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection), follow the prescribed dosage and report side effects promptly. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor immediately.

Q 5. What are the common side effects of Lyophilized (Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) injection)?

The common side effects of Lyophilized (Lyophilized (Snake venom antiserum injection) injection) are pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site. Contact your immediately if you experience any side effects.


Fact Box of Lyophilized (snake Venom Antiserum) Injection

Molecule Name: Snake Venom Antiserum Therapeutic class: Antivenomous
Pharmacological class:  ImmunoglobulinsIndications: Treats snakebite poisoning

References

  1. B. Kalyan Kumar et al., Antisnake Venom Serum (ASVS), International Journal on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research(IJPBR)Vol. 1(3), 2010, 76-89, https://www.academia.edu/19896565/ANTISNAKE_VENOM_SERUM_ASVS_
  2. Bharat Serums And Vaccines Limited, [Accessed on 22nd Sept 2023], http://www.antivenoms.toxinfo.med.tum.de/resources/antivenom_india-bharat-snakevenomantiserum_2015-01-21.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Vaccines, Antisera and lmmuneglobulins, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, 2019, 978-986.

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