Last reviewed 01/2018
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- diethylcarbamazepine (DEC)
- ivermectin, covered with steroids in cases of allergic reaction
Concomitant infections should be treated with antibiotics. Patients with troublesome recurrent lymphangitis may be given prophylactic penicillin V 250 mg twice/day.
Early lymphoedema is treated by elevation of the limb. Chronic lymphoedema may require surgical intervention.