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Brand name: Funnel Web Spider Antivenom (CSL) TM

Active ingredients: funnel web spider antivenom

What it is used for

For the treatment of patients who exhibit manifestations of systemic envenoming following a bite by a funnel web spider.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store below 8 degrees Celsius (refrigerate)
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Pre-reconstitution: White, freeze dried powder in a glass vial. Post-reconstitution: A clear to slightly opalescent, colourless solution

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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