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snake venom antiserum
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Description

Antivenin is a medication used to treat venomous snake bites. It is made from antibodies that are harvested from animals that have been immunized against the venom of certain snakes. It works by neutralizing the venom and preventing it from causing further damage to the body.

Common side effects of antivenin include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, and rash. In rare cases, anaphylaxis may occur.

Brand names associated with antivenin include CroFab, Anavip, and Antivipmyn.

Synonyms
  • antivenin
  • snake antivenin
Classifications
  • antivenom
  • immune serum
  • immunological

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