Should antiviral agents be used as monotherapy for the treatment of Bell palsy (idiopathic facial paralysis) (IFP)?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Danette C Taylor, DO, MS, FACN; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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If antiviral agents are used, they should be initiated in conjunction with corticosteroids. Future studies will be needed to determine which population will most benefit from antiviral therapy.


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