Outpatient therapy for communityacquired pneumonia

A. Antibiotics should be chosen that provide adequate coverage against the presumed organisms known to cause community-acquired pneumonia. A macrolide is recommended, including erythromycin, clarithromycin (Biaxin), or azithromycin (Zithromax); the fluoroquinolones levofloxacin (Levaquin), trovafloxacin mesylate (Trovan), grepafloxacin (Raxar), sparfloxacin (Zagam), and any other fluoroquinolone with enhanced activity against S pneumoniae; and (in patients between the ages of 17 and 40) doxycycline.

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