Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
- Botulism Antitoxin Heptavalent ABCDEFG Equine
Botulism antitoxin is used to treat symptoms of botulism in patients who are exposed to botulinum toxin.
Botulism is a serious disease that causes paralysis of the muscles. It is caused by a toxin made by a bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. Symptoms of botulism include: double or blurred vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, difficulty with breathing or swallowing, dry mouth, or muscle weakness that spreads throughout the body.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the supervision of your doctor.