Laryngomalacia Medication

Updated: Feb 12, 2019
  • Author: Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Denise Serebrisky, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

Drug therapy is not currently a component of the standard of care for laryngomalacia. In more than 99% of cases, the only treatment necessary is time.

The lesion gradually improves, and noises disappear by age 2 years in virtually all cases. See Treatment.

Acid suppression therapy may be considered in severe cases if gastroesophageal reflux is suspected.