Which drugs are used in the treatment of giant cell arteritis (GCA) (temporal arteritis)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2020
  • Author: Mythili Seetharaman, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Oral corticosteroids are the mainstay of treatment for GCA. Intravenous (IV) steroids may be administered if visual deficit is established or if the patient requires admission for other reasons.


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