Viral Pneumonia Topic Guide

Viral Pneumonia Viral Pneumonia: Pneumonia is an infection or inflammation of the lungs. It can be in just one part of the lungs, or it can involve many parts. Symptoms of viral pneumonia include low-grade fever, coughing up mucus, tiredness, and muscle aches. A percentage of people who contract the deadly COVID-19 develop severe lung symptoms that may include viral pneumonia. The best treatment for viral pneumonia of any cause is to rest and keep the patient hydrated.

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Viral Pneumonia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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tobramycin and dexamethasone ophthalmic Tobramycin And Dexamethasone Ophthalmic

Dexamethasone and tobramycin ophthalmic (for the eyes) is a combination antibiotic and steroid medicine that is used to treat eye inflammation caused by uvei...learn more »

rimantadine Rimantadine

Rimantadine is an antiviral medicine used to treat or prevent influenza A in people who are at least 17 years old. Rimantadine is also used to pre...

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amantadine Amantadine

Amantadine is used to treat Parkinson's disease and "Parkinson-like" symptoms such as stiffness or tremors, shaking, and repetitive uncontrolled muscle movem...learn more »