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3/13/2017

Antivenin Latrodectus Mactans (Black Widow Spider Antivenin)

Reason for the Shortage

    • Merck had low inventory of Antivenin Latrodectus Mactans.

Available Products

    • Antivenin Lactrodectus Mactans (Black Widow Spider Antivenin) powder for solution for injection, Merck, 6000 units, vial, 1 count, NDC 00006-5424-02

Estimated Resupply Dates

    • Merck is allowing 2 doses per site. This shortage is resolved.

Updated

Updated March 13, 2017 by Michelle Wheeler, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created March 5, 2009 by Jane Chandramouli, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Copyright 2017, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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