- tinnitus) may also develop. In severe cases, blood pressure may fall. Keep the victim calm, still, and warm, and take them immediately to the nearest hospital. The bitten limb should be loosely immobilized and kept positioned below heart level. Rings, watches, and tight clothing should be removed, and no stimulants should be given. A Sawyer's extractor (a device that suctions venom from the site of the bite, designed for first aid) should be applied over the bite within 5 minutes and kept in place for 30 to 40 minutes during transportation to the hospital. A specific antivenom is not available.
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