Adjunctive therapies and immunomodulatory agents in the management of severe influenza.

@article{Hui2013AdjunctiveTA,
  title={Adjunctive therapies and immunomodulatory agents in the management of severe influenza.},
  author={David Shu-Cheong Hui and Nelson Lee and Paul K S Chan},
  journal={Antiviral research},
  year={2013},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={410-6}
}
In addition to neuraminidase inhibitors and other drugs that directly target viral replication, a number of adjunctive and immunomodulatory therapies are currently under evaluation for the treatment of influenza. These novel treatments, which focus either on pathophysiological aspects of influenza virus infection or the neutralization of virus with antibodies, are the subject of this review. Cytokine dysregulation has been observed in patients with severe influenza, such as avian influenza A… CONTINUE READING