What is the role of medications in the treatment and prevention of acute rheumatic fever (ARF)?

Updated: Dec 10, 2020
  • Author: Robert J Meador, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Treatment and prevention of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) may involve multiple specialties, including infectious diseases, cardiology, and neurology. For this reason, several different classes of medications are used. These include antibiotic, cardiac, and neuroleptic medications.


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