Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2012,2,4,440-441.
Type: Case Report
Reports of venomous snakebites during pregnancy are uncommon. Perhaps the most difficult aspect of dealing with this clinical situation is that care must be rendered simultaneously to two patients with a complex interrelationship. We present a 24 year old woman gravida 4 para 3+0, who presented at 38 weeks gestation with a 12 hrs history of venomous carpet viper bite. She was treated with 40 mls of Echitab antisnake (monovalent) venom and delivered a live baby boy with good APGAR score.
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