Antibiotic treatment durations for first line antibiotics ...
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Antibiotic treatment durations for first line antibiotics recommended by Public Health England (PHE) guidance

 • Acute sinusitis 7 days

 • Acute sore throat 10 days

 • Acute cough and bronchitis 5 days

 • Community acquired pneumonia and CRB65=0 7 days

 • Community acquired pneumonia and CRB65=1 7-10 days

 • Acute exacerbation of COPD 5 days

 • Acute otitis media 5 days

 • Acute cystitis: non-pregnant females 3 days

 • Acute cystitis: males 7 days

 • Acute prostatitis 28 days

 • Pyelonephritis 7 days, except coamoxiclav, which is 14 days

 • Cellulitis 7 days, and continue for further 7 days if slow response

 • Impetigo 7 days

 • Scarlet fever 10 days*

 • Gastroenteritis 5-7 days



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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