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How do medications treat Guillain-Barre syndrome?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Although corticosteroids have been tested as a treatment option for Guillain-Barre syndrome, they have been found to be detrimental. One treatment option involves removing the blood, separating the blood cells from the plasma, and returning the cells to the body. Another treatment option is to inject high doses of immunoglobulin with healthy antibodies into the blood to help fight against whatever is causing Guillain-Barre syndrome.

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