Boddu Prathibha1*, Gowramma. A2, A. Mounika1, P. Siva kumari1, P. Rathna kala1, E. Susanna1
1Jagan’s college of Pharmacy, Jangala kandriga, SPSR Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Asst professor, Dept. of pharmaceutics, Jagan’s college of Pharmacy, Jangala kandriga, SPSR Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Snake bite is a serious health hazard occurs throughout the world especially in tropical countries like India. This problem is more severe in the rural parts, the use of plant based drugs throughout the world. For the last century anti-serum are the only available specific treatments. However anti-serum does not provide enough protection against venom induced haemorrhage, necrosis and nephrotoxicity and often develops hypersensitivity reactions. There are four common venomous snakes found in India. They are commonly cobra Najanaja, common krait, resell’s viper and saw scaled viper. The present study aims to provide a scientific explanation for the use of this antivenom activity in various diseases & it plays a major role in now a days.
Keywords: Anti-venom, Snake bite, anti venom activity.