Which medications may be indicated in the treatment of diphtheria?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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The following medications may be necessary:

  • Bronchodilators (may be beneficial for patients with mild respiratory symptoms)

  • Antipyretics

  • Antibiotics - Penicillin, erythromycin

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