What is the role of medications in the treatment of coxsackievirus infection?

Updated: Aug 24, 2018
  • Author: Martha L Muller, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

No FDA-approved therapy exists for the treatment of enteroviral infections. IVIG and pleconaril have been used in severe illness. Supportive use of analgesics and antipyretics are usually necessary.


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