Vipratox

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Vipratox

 

a liquid liniment containing the toxins of various snakes, methylsalicylate, and camphor. It is manufactured in the German Democratic Republic. Vipratox is used externally for rheumatic pains, neuralgia, sciatica, lumbago, myositis, and other ailments.

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