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Are prescription medications available for granulomatosis with polyangiitis?

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), formerly known as Wegener's granulomatosis, is typically treated with prescription medications. Corticosteroids are used to reduce inflammation around the blood vessels. Immunosuppressant drugs may also be used. Your doctor may prescribe additional medications to treat side effects from your therapy.

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