What is Antivenin-Spider
Antivenin-Spider is an antivenom medication used to treat severe spider bites. It is a preparation of antibodies to neutralize the venom of the black widow spider.
Benefits of Antivenin-Spider
and Its Uses.
Spider bites are common, and although most are harmless, some spider bites can be deadly. Venomous spiders in the United States include the black widow, the brown recluse, and the hobo spider.
If you are bitten by a spider, it is important to determine whether the spider was venomous. If you are not sure, it is best to seek medical attention.
If you are bitten by a venomous spider, you may need antivenin. Antivenin is a medicine made from antibodies that are produced in horses. These antibodies bind to the venom in the spider bite, neutralizing it.
Antivenin is used to treat bites from the black widow, the brown recluse, and the hobo spider. It is also used to treat bites from the Australian funnel-web spider.
Although antivenin is available, it is not always necessary. In most cases, the symptoms of a spider bite can be treated with ice, elevation
Side Effects and Dosage of Antivenin-Spider
Antivenin-Spider is an injection used to treat severe allergic reactions to bites or stings from spiders. It is also used to treat a severe reaction to a brown recluse spider bite.
Your doctor will determine the dosage that is right for you.
Side effects of Antivenin-Spider may include:
These are not all the possible side effects of Antivenin-Spider. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.