What is Hornet venom?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

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Generic name: Apitherapy

Bee venom therpy, or apitherapy, uses the stings of live bees to relieve symptoms of MS such as pain, loss of coordination, and muscle weakness. Apitherapy researchers suggest that certain compounds in bee venom, namely melittin and adolapin, help reduce inflammation and pain.

Side effects

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hornet venom

Side effect Patients
Chest pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Hornet venom

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Hornet venom

Duration

Stopped taking Hornet venom

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
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Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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