Treatment Options for SJS
Early detection of this devastating medical condition known as Stevens-Johnson is absolutely critical. Recovery, if caught early, can take place in a matter of several weeks. If Stevens-Johnson syndrome is diagnosed within 24 to 48 hours of onset, prompt treatment may shorten the duration of the illness. This news is critical because up to 15 percent of cases of Stevens-Johnson syndrome result in death. Typical treatment for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome:
- Pain relievers
- Antibiotics, if infection develops
- Topical anesthetics
- Corticosteroids or other immune system modulating medications
- Fluid and nutritional supplements
If you or a loved one is suffering from Stevens-Johnson Syndrome also known as SJS or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis, which may be the result of a drug reaction call our Law Firm at 1-800-862-1260.