Antibiotics in Combo Appear More Effective at Killing Bacteria in Lungs

Antibiotics in Combo Appear More Effective at Killing Bacteria in Lungs

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Antibiotics in Combo Appear More Effective at Killing Bacteria in Lungs

A combination of antibiotics may be more effective at killing harmful bacteria in the lungs of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are having disease exacerbations, or flare-ups, than single-antibiotic therapies, a study based on a trial’s findings reports. However, the study found no difference between combination and single-antibiotic therapies for symptom control. The study, “Combination antibiotic therapy versus monotherapy in the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an open-label…

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