Active ingredients: king brown snake antivenom
What it is used for
For the treatment of patients who exhibit manifestations of systemic envenoming following a bite by a king brown or mulga snake. Although the antivenom is effective in the management of patients who are bitten by other members of the genus Pseudechis, including the red-bellied or common black snake, Tiger snake antivenom is the preferred treatment.
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 at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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Light straw coloured, slightly viscous, transparent solution in a glass vial
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems