Which antivenom has received FDA approval for treatment of scorpion envenomation?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: David Cheng, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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In August 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration approved use of a Mexican Centruroides antivenom (Anascorp, manufactured by Instituto Bioclon for Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc). [43]

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