Expect to See More Amoxicillin Rxs for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

You'll see shifts in the outpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia...based on new guidelines.

Discourage using azithromycin for generally healthy adults...since S. pneumoniae resistance is typically 25% or higher across the U.S.

Instead, recommend amoxicillin 1 g TID. This is a big change.

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