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MANAGEMENT: Typically, oral antibiotics, rest, simple analgesics and fluids are sufficient for complete resolution. TREATMENT : Bacterial pneumonia caused by strep. Pneumonia bacteria is often treated with penicillin, ampicillin- clavulanate (Augmentin) and erythromycin. Bacterial pneumonia caused by the haemophilus influenza bacteria is treated with antibiotics such as cefuroxine, ampicillin-clavulanate, ofloxacin and trimethoprim- sulfanethoxazole Bacterial pneumonia caused by legionella pneumophilia and Staph. aureus are treated with antibiotics such as erythromycin HOME TREATMENT: The following tips are suggested: Drink plenty of liquids. Do not suppress a cough. Coughing is an important reflex for clearing the lungs. Some doctors advise taking expectorants, such as guaifenesin (Breonesin, Glycotuss, Glytuss, Hytuss, Naldecon Senior EX, Robitussin) to loosen mucus. However, there is no proof that any of these products make much difference in a patient's outcome. Mild pain can be treated with aspirin (in adults only), acetaminophen (Tylenol), or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin). For severe pain, codeine or another stronger pain reliever may be prescribed. It
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