Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: a randomized comparison of sparfloxacin, amoxycillin-clavulanic acid and erythromycin.

@article{Lode1995TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia: a randomized comparison of sparfloxacin, amoxycillin-clavulanic acid and erythromycin.},
  author={Hartmut M Lode and Javier Garau and Carlo Grassi and James Hosie and G{\'e}rard Huchon and Nikolaos C Legakis and Shlomo Segev and G J Wijnands},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 12},
  pages={1999-2007}
}
The treatment of community-acquired pneumonia is empirical in most cases and must cover a wide range of potential pathogens, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, including penicillin-resistant strains, Haemophilus influenzae and intracellular microorganisms. The objective of this double-blind, randomized, parallel group study was to compare the efficacy and safety of sparfloxacin (400 mg loading dose, followed by 200 mg o.d.) with that of oral amoxycillin-clavulanic acid (500/125 mg t.i.d.) or… CONTINUE READING

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