Dressler's Syndrome Treatment
The treatment of Dressler's usually includes aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, pain medications, corticosteroids, and colchicine. In rare cases, fluid may accumulate within the pericardial sac to the point that it needs to be drained with a needle.
The treatment of Dressler's may include:
- Aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as:
- Narcotic pain medications
- Corticosteroids (strong anti-inflammatories)
- Usually reserved for cases where anti-inflammatories are unsuccessful.
- In rare cases, fluid may accumulate within the pericardial sac to the point that it needs to be drained with a needle.
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