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Antibiotics in respiratory tract infections 

Antibiotics in respiratory tract infections
Chapter:
Antibiotics in respiratory tract infections
Source:
Acute Respiratory Infections (Oxford Respiratory Medicine Library)
Author(s):

Wei Shen Lim

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199588084.003.0011

Beta-lactam antibiotics include pencillins, cephalosporins, carbapanems (e.g. meropenem), and monobactams (e.g. aztreonam)

Oral co-amoxiclav has generally higher activity than oral cephalosporins

Only 10% of patients with a history of penicillin allergy have allergic reactions when treated with penicillin.

The quinolone antibiotics differ in their activity against ...

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