Treatments for SARS


Treatment list for SARS: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for SARS includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Various treatments have been tried but it is too early to know the best forms
  • Treatments similar to atypical pneumonia
  • Antiviral agents
  • Oseltamivir
  • Ribavirin
  • Oral steroids
  • Intravenous steroids
  • Steroid and ribavirin combination
  • Steroids and other antimicrobials
  • Intubation
  • Mechanical ventilation - needed in about 10-20% of cases
  • Isolation
  • Anti-transmission protocols including standard, contact, and airborne precautions

Last revision: April 4, 2003

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