The first randomised controlled trial to investigate the optimal duration of antibiotic treatment for wet cough and protracted bacterial bronchitis in children has produced mixed results for extending treatment beyond two weeks. While a four week course of amoxicillin-clavulanate was no different to a two week course in terms of cough resolution, it did result ...
Optimal duration of antibiotics for wet cough in children? Australian RCT provides some answers
By Michael Woodhead
31 May 2021