Is methylprednisolone effective in the treatment of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)?

Updated: May 04, 2018
  • Author: Michael T Andary, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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Substantial evidence shows that intravenous methylprednisolone alone produces neither significant benefit nor harm. [135] In combination with IVIG, intravenous methylprednisolone may hasten recovery but does not significantly affect long-term outcome. [121, 136]


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