Community Acquired Pneumonia - Mild to moderate

Micro-organism

Strep. pneumonia (lobar pneumonia)

First Choice

Amoxicillin +/- clarithromycin PO (if atypical suspected) for 3-7 days

Treat for 10 days if atypical organism

 

Consider using Penicillin V PO if organism confirmed as sensitive

Clarithromycin PO for 3-7 days

Treat for 10 days if atypical organism suspected