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Atypical Pneumonia: Four Questions for Your Doctor

By Mamta Singh
 
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However, it must be noted that a some drug families cannot be prescribed without first running an allergy test for them (pencillin and sulpha group, etc).

Macrolide group of drugs:
(Not to be used with Statin group of drugs)
• Nausea and vomiting
• Heartburn
• Taste abnormalities
• Indigestion and diarrhea
• Abdominal pain
• Fatigue
• Headaches
• Rashes
• Elevation of liver enzymes

Tetracycline:
• Nausea and vomiting

• Indigestion and diarrhea
• Tongue texture abnormalities
• Mouth sores
• Abdominal pain
• Sore throat
• Photosensitivity

Fluoroquinolone:
• Nausea and vomiting
• Indigestion and diarrhea
• Constipation and abdominal pain
• Drowsiness and dizziness
• Tendonitis
• Photosensitivity
• High or low blood sugar

Azithromycin:
• Nausea and vomiting
• Indigestion and diarrhea
• Constipation and abdominal pain
• Headaches
• Rashes

Rifampin:
• Liver toxicity
• Nausea and vomiting
• Abdominal pain and diarrhea
• Rashes and watery eyes
• Breathlessness
• Drowsiness, cramps
• Headaches, fever, confusion

Erythromycin:
• Nausea and vomiting
• Indigestion and diarrhea
• Constipation and abdominal pain
• Deafness
• Cardiac arrhythmia
• Hepato-toxicity (reversible)

ALL INFORMATION GIVEN IN THIS ADVOCACY SHEET IS TO BE CHECKED WITH YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE IMPLEMENTING THEM OR TAKING THEM AS STANDARD OR VERIFIED.

Mamta Singh is a published author of the books Migraines for the Informed Woman (Publisher: Rupa & Co.) and the upcoming Rev Up Your Life! (Publisher: Hay House India). She is also a seasoned business, creative and academic writer. She is a certified fitness instructor, personal trainer & sports nutritionist through IFA, Florida USA. Mamta is an NCFE-certified Holistic Health Therapist SAC Dip U.K. She is the lead writer and holds Expert Author status in many well-received health, fitness and nutrition sites. She runs her own popular blogs on migraines in women and holistic health. Mamta holds a double Master's Degree in Commerce and Business. She is a registered practitioner with the UN recognised Art of Living Foundation.

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When comparing the bacterial-caused atypical pneumonias with these caused by real viruses (excluding bacteria that were wrongly considered as viruses), the term "atypical pneumonia" almost always implies a bacterial etiology and is contrasted with viral pneumonia.

May 24, 2014 - 8:51am
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When comparing the bacterial-caused atypical pneumonias with these caused by real viruses (excluding bacteria that were wrongly considered as viruses), the term "atypical pneumonia" almost always implies a bacterial etiology and is contrasted with viral pneumonia.

May 24, 2014 - 8:45am
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