Kawasaki Syndrome Symptoms, Stages & Treatment



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Treatments and drugs. The goals of initial treatment are to lower fever and inflammation and prevent heart damage. To accomplish those goals, your child’s doctor may recommend:

  • Gamma globulin. Infusion of an immune protein (gamma globulin) through a vein (intravenously) can lower the risk of coronary artery problems.
  • Aspirin. High doses of aspirin may help treat inflammation. Aspirin can also decrease pain and joint inflammation, as well as reduce the fever.
  • Kawasaki treatment is a rare exception to the rule against aspirin use in children.

Sources:
1. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kawasaki-disease/basics/definition/con-20024663