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Research Article

Allopurinol Reduces the Lethality Associated with Acute Renal Failure Induced by Crotalus durissus terrificus Snake Venom: Comparison with Probenecid

  • Rodrigo Frezzatti,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Pharmacology, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Paulo Flavio Silveira mail

    pefesil@butantan.gov.br

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Pharmacology, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Published: September 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001312

About the Authors

Rodrigo Frezzatti, Paulo Flavio Silveira
Laboratory of Pharmacology, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: pefesil@butantan.gov.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PFS. Performed the experiments: RF. Analyzed the data: RF PFS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PFS. Wrote the paper: PFS. Involved in drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, and approved the final version to be submitted for publication: PFS RF.