What HEMATO POLYVALENT SNAKE ANTIVENIN is used for
HEMATO POLYVALENT SNAKE ANTIVENIN
Brand Name & Strength
Polyvalent Snake Antivenin 1 ml which contains: Russell’s Viper Venom (0.6mg), Green Pit Viper Venom
(0.7mg), Malayan Pit Viper Venom (1.6mg)
Reconstitute with 10 ml of WFI
Dilute the reconstituted antivenom with 5 – 10 ml/kg diluent for children or 250 – 500 ml diluent for adult
Administration & Infusion rate
Initial dose is 30 ml (3 vials)
Administer at 1 – 2 ml/min over 10 – 15 min. If no reaction, complete the infusion at a rate of 5 – 10
ml/min within less than 1 hr. If active bleeding still persist, the second dose can be administered after 2
hr or earlier.
Subsequent dose can be given every 6 hr according to clinical signs and symptoms.
Storage & Stability
(2 – 8 oC)
Gently swirl until serum become clear colourless or pale yellow liquid
Observe for any anaphylaxis and delay serum sickness reactions.
Skin test should be performed prior administration to avoid serious allergic reaction.