Asvs Injection

Prescription Required
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Introduction

Asvs Injection is used in the treatment of snake bite. It helps in neutralizing the harmful effects of the snake venom in the body.

Asvs Injection is given as an injection and generally administered by a doctor or a nurse. You should not self-administer this medicine. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully to get the most from the medicine.

Use of this may cause side effects like hives, rash, nausea, itching, and back pain. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or manage the side effects.

Uses of Asvs Injection

  • Snake Bite

Benefits of Asvs Injection

In Snake Bite

If a person is bitten by a snake, remain calm, immobilise the bite area and remove any jewellery or tight clothing from the bitten area. A snake bite needs emergency medical attention to prevent any harmful effects of the snake poison (venom) as it can be life threatening too. Asvs Injection helps to prevent any toxic effects that may be caused by the snake venom in a person after a snake bite. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Asvs Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Asvs

  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Hives
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Back pain

How to use Asvs Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Asvs Injection works

Asvs Injection works by binding to the snake venom and neutralizing its harmful effects in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Asvs Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Asvs Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Asvs Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Asvs Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asvs Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Asvs Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Asvs Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Asvs Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Asvs Injection?

If you miss a dose of Asvs Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Asvs Injection is given to treat a snake bite.
  • Snakebite is an acute life-threatening time-limiting medical emergency. Do not panic and immediately immobilize the affected part. 
  • Do not block the blood supply or apply pressure on the affected part.
  • Reassure the patient to overcome fear and immediately take to the nearby medical center for treatment.
  • The patient will be monitored closely for any life-threatening reaction like anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) after administering Asvs Injection. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Immunoglobulins
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VACCINES
Action Class
Snake sera

Patient Concerns

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Is naja 200 is useful for snake bite I have Read it in net but I am not confident
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
refer to hospital for managementwe dont recommend any medicine for snake bite
What is a medicine on dog bite, snake bite, Scorpio bite and bee bite
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
You must visit a doctor and take appropriate treatment.
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Snake Venom Antiserum (Polyvalent). [Accessed 6 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Snake Venom Antiserum. Ambernath: Bharat Serum and Vaccine Limited. [Accessed 6 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

17th Floor, Hoechst House, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021, Maharashtra, India.
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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