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A 45-year-old female asked about a 84-year-old female:

Is antibiotics the first line of cough treatment for an elderly with copd, pulmonary hypertension, and blood clot in leg?

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Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 24 years experience
One of many: To treat exacerbation of copd, yes, but often along with other medications such as atrovent (ipratropium) inhaler, etc. All the other problems require their own treatments. I assume this person is under treatment by a physician for these problems? If not, seek one out immediately.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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