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Legionnaire's Disease Treatments

Treatment

This disease is usually treated with antibiotics such as:

In severe cases, a drug called rifampin may be given. Initial therapy may be given by vein.

If you are diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease, follow your doctor's instructions .

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2019 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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