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Table 3 Antibiotics used for the treatment of CAP during hospitalisation. The initial antibiotic treatment involved monotherapy or combination therapy

From: Acute cardiovascular events in patients with community acquired pneumonia: results from the observational prospective FADOI-ICECAP study

Antibiotic Treatment General population Cardiovascular event P value
1266 (%) Yes
301 (23.8%)
No
965 (76.2%)
Penicillina 596 (47.1) 133 (44.2) 463 (48) 0.26
Cephalosporin 405 (32) 106 (35.2) 299 (31) 0.17
Quinolone 359 (28.4) 64 (21.3) 295 (30.6) 0.002
Macrolide 317 (25) 74 (24.6) 243 (25.2) 0.87
Carbapenem 31 (2.4) 9 (3) 22 (2.3) 0.52
Otherb 94 (7.4) 25 (8.3) 65 (6.7) 0.37
  1. aPenicillin with or without beta-lactamase inhibitor
  2. bOther classes of antibiotic used were imidazole, sulphamydic, tetracyclin, oxazolodinedion, alone or combined with other antibiotic classes
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