Kentucky Reptile Zoo

A nonprofit organization

2 donors

Do you recognize any of these FDA approved medications?

Ramipril/Altace - Brazilian Pit Viper
Eptifibatide/Integrilin - Pygmy Rattlesnake
Tirofiban/Aggrastat - Saw-Scaled Viper
Captopril/Capoten - Brazillian Pit Viper
Exenatide/Byetts/Bydureon - Gila Monster

If you, a loved one, a family member, a co-worker, a friend or a neighbor have been prescribed one of these medications your life has been touched by venom!
Each of these medications were developed using venom. They now use synthetic ingredients.
Research and development of new drugs to treat diabetes, cancer, heart conditions, pain management and more using venom is ongoing around the world.


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Kentucky Reptile Zoo

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200 LE RD
SLADE, KY 40376


(606) 663-9160