The label claim of neutralization capacity of standard antivenom is that 1 ml of reconstituted antivenom neutralizes 0.6 mg of Russell's viper venom
. The selection of dose of PLE and piperine administered in experimental animals was based on the safety data of these drugs obtained from toxicity studies conducted by us in our own previous study (Shenoy et al.
Russell's viper venom
can also affect the pituitary gland, the small pea-sized organ involved in hormone production.
Most commonly, the dilute Russell's Viper Venom
Time is used and the inhibitory effects of lupus anticoagulants are overcome by adding an excess of phospholipid to the assay.
Thromboplastin generation: effect of the Bell-Alton reagent and Russell's viper venom
on prothrombin consumption.