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Which antibiotic is best for community-aquired pneumonia?
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends
This is a good question.
Geographic location plays an important role in these decision. There are different resistance patterns in different communities. Here in chicago, we use the fluoroquinolone class as first line (levaquin (levofloxacin) or avelox). There are many different options in addition to these.

In brief: Depends
This is a good question.
Geographic location plays an important role in these decision. There are different resistance patterns in different communities. Here in chicago, we use the fluoroquinolone class as first line (levaquin (levofloxacin) or avelox). There are many different options in addition to these.
Dr. James Cunnar
Dr. James Cunnar
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Dr. Christian Maluf
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: It depends
It will depend on type of pneumonia if it is a typical or atypical one, as a general rule and empiric one, the best way is to see a physician who can examine and prescribe you with right treatment.

In brief: It depends
It will depend on type of pneumonia if it is a typical or atypical one, as a general rule and empiric one, the best way is to see a physician who can examine and prescribe you with right treatment.
Dr. Christian Maluf
Dr. Christian Maluf
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