What Is the Treatment for Neutropenia?
Treatments that directly address neutropenia may include (note that all of these treatments may not be appropriate in a given setting):
- antibiotic and/or antifungal medications to help fight infections;
- administration of white blood cells growth factors (such as recombinant granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF, filgrastim) in some cases of severe neutropenia;
- granulocyte transfusions; or
- corticosteroid therapy or intravenous immune globulin for some cases of immune-mediated neutropenia.