oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Respiratory tract infections and high-dose short-course antibiotic therapy : review
|Article Title||Respiratory tract infections and high-dose short-course antibiotic therapy : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Publication Date||Apr 2009|
|Pages||26 - 28|
Common respiratory tract infections often have a bacterial cause and antibiotics are the appropriate choice of therapy. In order to maximise patient adherence, some antibiotics have been investigated for use at higher dosages for a shorter period of time. These new dosing recommendations may help in reducing non-adherence with antibiotics and may also aid in the prevention of bacterial resistance.
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