Antivenin (Micrurus fulvius) (By injection)
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Antivenin (Micrurus fulvius) (By injection)

Antivenin (Micrurus Fulvius) (an-tee-VEN-in (mye-KROO-rus FUL-vi-us))

Treats poisoning caused by the bite of a North American coral snake.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to antivenin, or if you have any history of allergy to horses or any products that come from horses. You should not receive morphine or other narcotic pain medicines if you are receiving this medicine.

How to Use This Medicine:


Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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