HAROLD R. SCHUMACHER; WILLIAM A. JACOBSON; CARL R. BEMILLER, M.D.
The treatment of infectious mononucleosis has been associated with the use of a broad array of drugs. The medications utilized largely paralleled or closely followed the eras in which great strides were made in control and cure of other diseases. Agents such as arsenicals and emetine (1) were tried and found to be of no benefit. Some of the earlier trials of antibiotics appeared to be beneficial (2-5), but other workers (6-9) have concluded that these drugs were ineffective. Steroids have been effective (10-12), and have resulted in marked relief of signs and symptoms in severely ill patients in relatively
SCHUMACHER HR, JACOBSON WA, BEMILLER CR. Treatment of Infectious Mononucleosis. Ann Intern Med. ;58:217–228. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-2-217
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(2):217-228.
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