Which medications are used for treatment of Ramsay Hunt syndrome?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Sombat Muengtaweepongsa, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Oral corticosteroids and oral acyclovir are frequently prescribed in patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome. Vestibular suppressants may be helpful if vestibular symptoms are severe. Carbamazepine may be helpful, especially in cases of idiopathic geniculate neuralgia.


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