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hydration status if fatigue is present. A CBC would be good to obtain.Would you treat Mr. JDs cold? Why or why not?Treatment should be started given that the patient has been battling the cough and congestion for 2 weeks. This seems to be a upper respiratory infection that JD is experiencing. Many times, URIs start with a viral infection but symptoms lasting beyond 10 days could develop into a bacterial infection. The most common bacterial organisms causing sinusitis are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, and Moraxella catarrhalis (Woo & Robinson, 2015). What would you prescribe and for how many days? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings.Amoxicillin would be the preferred therapy for the sinus/URI. It would be recommended to start Amoxicillin 500mg PO every 8 hours for 14 days. Therapeutic Class: Antibiotics, Pharmacologic Class: Aminopenicillins. The action inhibits cell-wall synthesis during bacterial multiplication with a half-life of 1 – 1.5hours. About 60% of amoxicillin is excreted in the urine within 6 to 8 hours.