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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Scorpion Sting Envenomation
and you are
between 6 and 18
years old
This is a trial in the final phase before the treatment is released on the market.
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The purpose

There is no FDA approved therapy for the treatment of scorpion envenomation in the United States. Centruroides scorpion envenomation produces a pattern of neurotoxicity with a spectrum of severity ranging from trivial to life threatening. Patients stung by Centruroides scorpions develop a clinical syndrome which may require sedation with benzodiazepines and observation for 6 to 28 hours of intensive care monitoring. A safe therapy is necessary to halt the progression of symptoms early in the clinical course while avoiding the clinical deterioration that can occur en route to a tertiary facility. Alacramyn® is anticipated to be safer and more effective than the present standard of care in the United States, midazolam, and faster-acting thus eliminating the need to transport most rural patients and reducing hospitalization time.

Provided treatments

  • Biological: Antivenin Centruroides (scorpion) equine immune F(ab')2

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01599923. The sponsor of the trial is Instituto Bioclon S.A. de C.V. and it is looking for 29 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Open Label, Confirmatory, Controlled Clinical Study of Alacramyn® in Pediatric Patients With Scorpion Sting Envenomation