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Pneumonia Topic Guide

Pneumonia Pneumonia: Pneumonia is inflammation of one or both lungs with consolidation. Pneumonia is frequently but not always due to infection. The infection may be bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic. Symptoms may include fever, chills, cough with sputum production, chest pain, and shortness of breath.

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Pneumonia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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pneumococcal 13-valent vaccine Pneumococcal 13-valent Vaccine

Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria. Pneumococcal bacteria can infect the sinuses and inner ear. It can also infect the lungs, ...learn more »

pneumococcal polysaccharides vaccine (PPV), 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharides Vaccine (PPV), 23-valent

Pneumococcal disease is a serious infection caused by a bacteria. Pneumococcal bacteria can infect the sinuses and inner ear. It can also infect the lungs, ...learn more »

moxifloxacin Moxifloxacin

Moxifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (floor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body.

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levofloxacin (oral) Levofloxacin (oral)

Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Levofloxacin is used to treat different types of bacteri...learn more »

sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim are both antibiotics that treat different types of infection caused by bacteria...learn more »

clarithromycin Clarithromycin

Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that fights bacteria in your body...learn more »

azithromycin Azithromycin

Azithromycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »

amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body...learn more »

erythromycin Erythromycin

Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body...learn more »