A 64-year-old female asked:
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i have pneumonia and put on hydrocodone. azithromycin. and prednisone. wil these help. i am very sik and in lots of pain?

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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Second guessing: You need to discuss your concerns with the doctor who is prescribing these and determine the reasons why. Without your full prior medical history and info about your current illness it would be foolish to comment on the therapy you are receiving. Talk to your doctor.
Answered on Aug 6, 2013
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Dr. Stefan Hariskov
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Depending on the type of pneumonia you have, the Azithromycin might be the appropriate medication for it. Please follow up with your doctor on your condition.
Answered on Nov 25, 2014
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No: Have a fantastic experience & don't give these meds a second thought.
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