What is the role of medications in the treatment of complement deficiencies?

Updated: Apr 28, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Cephalosporins are often used for treatment of N meningitidis infection in patients with complement deficiency. Third- or fourth-generation cephalosporins are used for coverage of infection with any of the encapsulated bacteria.


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