Which medications are used in the treatment of peritonsillar abscesses (PTAs)?

Updated: Sep 03, 2020
  • Author: Jorge Flores, MD; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Answer

Additional pharmacologic therapy may include the following:

  • Empiric antibiotics

  • Adjunctive steroids

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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