Are there alternative treatments for botulism food poisoning?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The most successful treatments for botulism food poisoning is antitoxin; there are no effective alternative treatments. If you are having trouble breathing, a ventilator will be used. You may also have to have speech therapy.

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