Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Pit viper antivenin injection is 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, Cottonmouth, or Water Moccasin.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023