¿Qué es Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by bacteria or viruses. Symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, chest pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and fatigue.

Vaccinations are available for pneumonia. Common drug classes used to treat pneumonia are antiprotozoals, mucolytics, penicillin antibiotics, penicillin antibiotic / beta lactamase inhibitor combinations, quinolone antibiotics, tetracycline antibiotics, macrolide antibiotics, lincosamide antibiotics, penem antibiotics, cephalosporin antibiotics, ketolide antibiotics, antifolate / sulfa antibiotic combinations, and oxazolidinone antibiotics.

Puntos de ahorros para Pneumonia

  • Top 5 Vaccinations Recommended for Adults With Diabetes

    November 21, 2018

    We hear a lot about vaccination shots for children, but it turns out adults also need immunizations. People with diabetes need to pay special attention because they are more likely to get and experience complications from certain infectious diseases. The CDC recommends that adults with diabetes be up-to-date on five different vaccinations.

    1) The flu vaccine

    The most important vaccination is the annual flu shot. See More

  • When Do I Need Pneumonia Vaccines?

    July 19, 2016

    Strep pneumonia also known as pneumococcal pneumonia is a major cause of bacterial pneumonia in adults. There are 90 different strains (serotypes) of strep pneumonia, and even if you’ve had one type, you are only immune to that one type again.

    Because your immune response is specific to that type, you still need a vaccine to help you out. Two in fact. Two vaccines that cover 23 different serotypes (aka strains) of pneumococcal pneumonia. See More

  • Do I Need Two Pneumonia Vaccines?

    December 23, 2014

    Yes, if you are over 65 you do. These recommendations changed in the United States in September 2014 and I would call them a sweeping change. Pneumococcal vaccines don’t protect you from ALL pneumonia but they do protect you from Strep pneumococcal infections including pneumonia and meningitis which remain an important source of illness and even death among older adults.

    What’s new? For all adults ≥ 65 years of age, there are two recommend pneumococcal vaccinations (booster shots). See More

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Medicamentos de Pneumonia Populares

Popularidad Nombre del Medicamento Clase de Medicamento Precio
Lincosamide Antibiotics 36 See Prices
Macrolide Antibiotics 11 See Prices
Antifolate / Sulfa Antibiotic Combinations 7 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Clases de Medicamentos Pneumonia

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