Canterbury DHB

Context

Tonsillopharyngitis

Pathogens

Drug Treatment

Streptococcal pharyngitis

phenoxymethylpenicillin

HMLSchedNZFPML

(Penicillin V)

PO 500 mg twice a day

Mild penicillin allergy or other organisms isolated

cefalexin

HMLSchedNZFPML

PO 1000 mg twice a day

Severe penicillin allergy or other organisms isolated

roxithromycin

HMLSchedNZFPML

PO 300 mg once a day

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99225):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

March 2018 (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Next Review Due:

March 2021

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 99225