How much does snake anti venom cost?

$76,000 to $115,000
The N&O spoke with UNC Health and Duke Health for answers: At UNC Health: For a typical initial dose of four to six vials, the total charge for the antivenom treatment can range from $76,000 to $115,000, UNC Health’s pharmacy team said through local news director Alan Wolf.

Where can I get antivenom?

The American Association of Poison Control Centers 1-800-222-1222. Find your Poison Center They may be able to direct you to locally available antivenom.

  • Antivenom Index For Members Only A joint project of the American Association of Poison Control Centers and the American Zoo and Aquarium Association.
  • How much does a bottle of antivenom cost?

    The average list price for CroFab is $3,198 per vial, according to the health care information tech company Connecture. Manufacturing costs, product improvements and research all factor into the drug’s price, said Chris Sampson, spokesman for BTG. A Mexican version of snake antivenin can cost roughly $200.

    How much does King Cobra antivenom cost?

    For instance, a typical antivenom vial costs $1,500 to $2,200, but a snakebite requires between 20 and 25 vials to be neutralized. If you add these up, a man bitten in the US by a venomous snake would have to pay $30,000 in pharmacy costs alone.

    Can you buy brown snake antivenom?

    Brown Snake Antivenom is available as 1 x 1,000 units in a clear glass vial.

    How much does a vial of king cobra anti venom cost?

    A single vial of Boomslang antivenom costs $5500 and one could require up to 3 vials to counteract a serious bite. A King Cobra bite could require 20 vials, although 50 is not unheard of. Fortunately it is a much cheaper antivenom (though also not as effective as others either) at just $40 per vial.

    How much is King Cobra anti venom?

    Are snake bite kits useless?

    One of the most common questions is “Do venom extractors and other commercial snakebite kits actually help?” The short answer is no. In fact, most of the advice about snakebite first aid that has circulated over the past 500 years or so (and probably much longer) is bad information.