An intubation set must be available before antivenom
, also known as antivenin, venom antiserum and antivenom
immunoglobulin, is a medication made from antibodies which is used to treat certain venomous bites and stings.
We also used the management code for antivenom
(in the Details of Ambulatory Care Orders of the National Health Insurance research databases) to search for and confirm the patients who received antivenom
No patients received scorpion antivenom
. Patients were discharged on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (42.2%, n = 54) and paracetamol with or without codeine (20.3%, n = 26) [Table 4].
However, currently, we are fortunate regarding the treatment of this disease because one of the biggest antivenom
manufacturers in the world, which is a candidate member of the WHO global antivenom
producers database, was established in Adiyaman, Turkey, with $5 million of investments in 2006.
The increased shelf life will reduce the need to return expired product and ensure that hospitals have an adequate supply of the antivenom
in life-threatening situation.
In particular, they identified an antivenom
produced from the saw-scaled viper, one of south Asia's most dangerous snakes.
agent that fulfill the drawbacks associated with the current antivenom
is the preferred and world-recognized therapy to treat snakebites.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A human rights organisation warned that supplies of essential medical equipment and medicines, including essential antivenom
doses, are not reaching Qatar due to the Saudi-led blockade.
immunoglobulins are the only specific treatment for envenoming by snakebites [4, 21].