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Table 1 Standard treatment guidelines for the management of mild/moderate CAP in Mongolia

From: An evaluation of prescribing practices for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia

Adults Mild/ moderate CAP
Mongolian Standard Treatment Guidelines for Common Diseases: Pneumonia (2005) Oral amoxicillin (ampicillin) 500 mg every 6 hours, or erythromycin 500 mg every 6 hours
Children  
Treatment Guidelines for Common Diseases in Children: Pneumonia (Mongolian Standard) MNS 5836:2008 Infants: Benzylpenicillin, aminoglycoside (gentamicin) injectionUp to five years old: Semi-synthetic penicillin (50 mg/kg/4 times) + gentamicin 7.5 mg/kg/once)-injection If available chloramphenicol (75 mg/kg/3 times a day) *Additional option: Cephalosporin II-III If considered necessary, any of the following could be prescribed: Salbutamol, euphyllin, epinephrine Prednisolone, dexamethasone Vitamin C, A or E