Description and Brand Names
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Pit viper antivenin is a medicine used to treat the bites of certain poisonous snakes called pit vipers (crotalids), which are native to North America. This particular pit viper antivenin is made from the blood of sheep and is used to treat the bites of the following types of pit viper: the Western Diamondback, Eastern Diamondback, and Mojave rattlesnakes, and the Copperhead snake or Water Moccasin.
Pit viper antivenin is to be used only by or under the supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: