Health Conditions

Lower Respiratory Infection

What is Lower Respiratory Infection?

A lower respiratory infection can refer to bronchitis or pneumonia. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, and coughing.

Treatment includes medication and hospitalization. Common drug classes used to treat lower respiratory infection are nitroimidazole antibiotics, penicillin antibiotics, penicillin antibiotic / beta lactamase inhibitor combinations, quinolone qntibiotics, tetracycline antibiotics, macrolide antibiotics, lincosamide antibiotics, cephalosporin antibiotics, glycopeptide antibiotics, antifolate / sulfa antibiotic combinations, nucleoside analogue antivirals, and monobactam antibiotics.

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