Pearson Syndrome Medication

Updated: Feb 01, 2019
  • Author: Zora R Rogers, MD; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Medication

Medication Summary

No specific therapy is available for individuals with Pearson syndrome or other mitochondrial cytopathies. Attentive care and awareness of possible complications may prevent death and minimize morbidity. Anecdotal reports describe the use of long-term bicarbonate supplementation to manage persistent metabolic acidosis.