Total Laryngectomy Medication

Updated: Sep 10, 2018
  • Author: Eelam Aalia Adil, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Medication Summary

A perioperative dose of IV antibiotic can be administered 1 hour prior to skin incision to prevent a wound infection. A first-generation cephalosporin can be administered to cover skin flora. Clindamycin can be considered in patients with a penicillin allergy.