Canterbury DHB

Context

Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pathogen

Drug Treatment

azithromycin

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PO 500 mg stat on day 1

then 250 mg once a day for 4 days

OR

trimethoprim+sulfamethoxazole

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

(co-trimoxazole)

PO 160 mg/800 mg twice a day for 14 days

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99249):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

May 2019 (Respiratory System)

Next Review Due:

May 2022

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 99249