In this meta-analysis, we compared fluoroquinolones monotherapy with ß-lactams plus macrolides combination therapy for the treatment of community acquired pneumonia (CAP)with respect to mortality, treatment success and adverse outcomes.
Objective: Several randomized trials have been done to compare fluoroquinolones alone with the combination therapy of β-lactams plus macrolides for treating community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adults. However, the efficacy and safety between the two arms are still unclear.
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