Diarrhea Channel
Topics & Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Adult Rotavirus

Adult Rotavirus: Treatment

There is no medicine that will kill rotavirus. Therefore, adult rotavirus treatment goals are focused on providing supportive care while the body fights the rotavirus infection. Supportive care refers to treating symptoms, such as dehydration, that can occur as a result of the rotavirus infection.
 
People who experience rotavirus symptoms usually have them for a couple of days. During this time, rotavirus treatment to relieve symptoms can include:
 
  • Resting in bed
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Taking medication (such as aspirin or acetaminophen) to relieve fever.
     

Other Names for Rotavirus

People commonly refer to a rotavirus infection in an adult as:
 
7 Easy Tips for Starting Solids

Rotavirus Gastroenteritis

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.