The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Anascorp, the first specific treatment for a scorpion sting by Centruroides Scorpion scorpions in the
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“This product provides a new treatment for children and adults and is designed specifically for scorpion stings,” said Karen Midthun, M.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. “Scorpion stings can be life-threatening, especially in infants and children.”
Anascorp, Centruroides (Scorpion) Immune F(ab’)2 (Equine) Injection has been proven effective in resolving neurological signs of scorpion stings in children within 4 hours. To learn more about Ananscorp, click here.