Which antibiotics are used in the treatment of mild to moderate bronchiectasis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Ethan E Emmons, MD; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

Acceptable choices for the outpatient who is mild to moderately ill include any of the following:

  • Amoxicillin

  • Tetracycline

  • Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole

  • A newer macrolide (eg, azithromycin [6] or clarithromycin [7, 8] )

  • A second-generation cephalosporin

  • A fluoroquinolone


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