Anti snake venom vaccine is a biological product collected from antibodies of horse or sheep. Antigen is neutralize with poison. It is available in powder and liquid form. It is used to treat snake bite.
Anti Snake Venom Vaccine Brand Name:
Different kinds of brand available in the market are given.
snake venom antiserum IP
Lyophilised polyvalent anti snake venom serum injection
Uses of Snake venom Antiserum:
Anti snake venom is used to treat snake bite poisoning. It reduces snake poison. When snake bites some symptoms are seen. Symptoms like symbol of teeth on site,skin started decoloration,shortness of breath,
Paracetamol, tramadol, atropine injection is also given to get relief from pain.
How anti snake venom vaccine is given?
Powder is mixed in liquid. Then it is injected Intravenous. Injection is given according to poisoning. If poison is reduced in first vaccine then in next time gap is maintained.
If poison isn’t reduced then vaccine is given hourly. When snake bite, they don’t have to feed anything to the patients. Otherwise it cause difficult in respiration.
Storage Condition for Snake anti venom vaccine:
It is stored in refrigerator at temperature 2°C to 8°C.
Some medicine like NSAIDs,Asprin,Diclofenac, nimusulide isn’t prescribed to the patients
Anti Snake venom vaccine Sideeffects:
Some common sideeffect seen after injecting like:
- Skin rashes, itching, redness on the injected site
Anti snake venom injection Price:
It prices is varies according to brand and country. Price of some brand in India are
- Snakes venom antiserum ➡️ IC Rs. 500/vial
- Lyophilized Polyvalent Enzyme refined Equine immunoglobulin 10 ml (Plasm venom)➡️ Ic Rs. 420/box
- Plasmvenom➡️ Ic Rs. 468
- Anti Snake Vin➡️Ic Rs. 800