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Prepare, Protect, Perform.

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How to Treat a Snakebite

Use the interactive guide with
step-by-step instructions on how 
to treat a snakebite.

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Review resources on the treatment
algorithm for the management of 
crotaline snakebites.

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Achieving Control

Learn about resolving all
3 critical components of 
pit viper envenomation in order 
to achieve initial control.

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Myths About Treatment

Find out which common treatment
myths to avoid when treating North 
American pit viper envenomation.

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Snakes in Your State

Learn which snakes you may
encounter in your area by 
visiting our interactive map.

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About Pit Viper Envenomation

Learn about the impact North
American pit viper envenomation can 
have on your patients.

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Understand the Risk for North American Pit Viper Envenomation and Know How to Act Quickly

Since the consequences of pit viper envenomation may be severe, it’s important to understand the impact of venom on the patient and follow an established treatment protocol.

According to the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida, approximately 8000 venomous snakebites occur each year in the United States.2

The number of envenomations reported to poison centers has increased in recent years, and research suggests that many states across the United States will be at even higher risk for snakebites in the future.3,4

Strike Back Envenomation Education will help you prepare for every stage of a snakebite envenomation.

Did you know?

98% of venomous snakebites in the United States are from the North American pit viper, including copperheads, cottonmouths, and rattlesnakes.1 Make sure you're prepared with treatment that covers this entire range.


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Recommendations for the management of North American pit viper envenomation

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Appropriate dosing achieves initial and sustained control of envenomation5

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Real-world use supports improved outcomes with CroFab5

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1. Gummin DD, Mowry JB, Spyker DA, Brooks DE, Fraser MO, Banner W. 2016 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System (NPDS): 34th Annual Report. Clin Toxicol. 2017;55(10):1072-1252. 2. Frequently Asked Questions. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation website. Accessed September 13, 2023. 3. Spiller HA, Bosse GM, Ryan ML. Use of antivenom for snakebites reported to United States poison centers. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28(7):780-785. 4. Yanez-Arenas C, Peterson AT, Rodriguez-Medina K, Barve N. Mapping current and future potential snakebite risk in the new world. Clim Change. 2016;134:697-711. 5. CroFab®. Prescribing information. BTG International Inc.; August 2018.