What is the drug of choice for systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)?

Updated: May 07, 2018
  • Author: Lewis J Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM, FCCP; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Answer

No drugs of choice exist for systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). Medication prescriptions target specific diagnoses, preexisting comorbidities, and prophylaxis regimens for complications. No pharmacologic agents have been demonstrated to improve the outcome of SIRS.


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