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GPs could face quinolone antibiotics prescribing restrictions from next year


i have never used quinolones in copd, it just causes drug resistant pseudomonas infections which then colonise the lungs and can't be removed. if you don't prescribe them in the first place you don't end up with the consequences. most copd is more inflammation rather then infection so they don't always need antibiotics - primary care respiratory society has downloads on these you can read for more information. don't prescribe cephalosporins either as increases the risk of clostridium difficle. ( as do quinolones). manage fine without them.

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