What are the organism-specific therapeutic regimens for Streptococcus pneumoniae acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (ABECB)?

Updated: Aug 20, 2019
  • Author: Jazeela Fayyaz, DO; Chief Editor: John J Oppenheimer, MD  more...
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Amoxicillin 500 mg PO TID for 7-14 days or

Amoxicillin/clavulanate 875/125mg PO BID for 7-10 days or

Levofloxacin 500 mg PO q24h for at least 7 days or

Moxifloxacin 400 mg PO q24h for 5 days

Consider macrolides if local resistance is low.


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