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PNEUMONIA - COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED
Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) is an acute infection of the pulmonary parenchyma accompanied by symptoms of acute illness and abnormal chest findings.
It is a lower respiratory tract infection acquired in the community within 24 hours to <2 weeks or occurring ≤48 hours of hospital admission in patients who do not meet the criteria for healthcare-associated pneumonia.
It occurs at the highest rates in the very young and the very old.
Potentially life-threatening especially in older adults and those with comorbid disease.

Pneumonia - Community-Acquired Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococc...

Indication: Infections due to gm -ve & +ve organisms & non-penicillinase-producing staph.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media, epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; UTI, p...

Indication: Bacterial infections caused by susceptible strains: Community-acquired pneumonia, complicated skin & skin ...

Indication: Otitis media, upper & lower resp tract infections, UTI including pyelonephritis, cystitis, gonococcal uret...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococc...

Indication: Uncomplicated & complicated resp tract infections; otitis media & sinusitis. Eyes, kidneys &/or ef...

Axcel Erythromycin ES
erythromycin ethylsuccinate

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections caused by Strep pyogenes & Strep pneumoniae; pertussis caused by B...

Indication: Infections caused by susceptible organisms especially Staph eg, osteomyelitis, septicaemia, endocarditis, supe...

Indication: Lower & upper rest tract, skin & soft tissue infections, acute otitis media. STD, uncomplicated genita...

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