What is the outpatient empiric therapy regimen for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) who received prior antibiotic treatment within the prior 3 months?

Updated: Oct 28, 2019
  • Author: Fariba M Donovan, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Thomas E Herchline, MD  more...
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Azithromycin or clarithromycin plus amoxicillin 1 g PO q8h or amoxicillin-clavulanate 2 g PO q12h or

Respiratory fluoroquinolone (eg, levofloxacin 750 mg PO daily

or

moxifloxacin 400 mg PO daily)


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