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Crofab

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OVERDOSE

The maximum amount of CroFab (crotalidae polyvalent immune fab ovine) that can safely be administered in single or multiple doses has not been determined. Doses of up to 18 vials (approximately 13.5 g of protein) have been administered without any observed direct toxic effect.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

CroFab (crotalidae polyvalent immune fab ovine) should not be administered to patients with a known history of hypersensitivity to papaya or papain unless the benefits outweigh the risks and appropriate management for anaphylactic reactions is readily available.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/11/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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