How can Meningitis be Treated?
Depending on the cause of meningitis, appropriate drugs are given.
► Antibiotics - They are given orally or intravenously depending upon the bacteria causing the infection. Antibiotics are not effective in treating viral meningitis.
► Steroids - Sometimes steroids are prescribed in severe meningitis.
► Anticonvulsants - They are given to patients with complaints of convulsions.