Antibiotic misuse leads to increasingly difficult to treat clinical pockets of pneumonia.
There are seven out of ten respiratory diseases of viral origin and disorders. / Pixabay
Y self-medication when is a infection of the respiratory tract can leading to pneumonia development, one of the diseases that can create drug resistance, says Dr. Ramón de Dios Pérez.
"Infectious pathology and self-medication at home increase the likelihood of a patient dying not only in the absence of antibiotics that are the remit of their process for objection to them, but that other members of the family, who also have their own mental health, have the same thing happen to them, "he said.
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The head of the special hospital emergency service of the Mexican Social Security Institute, Imss, said in Jalisco antibiotic misuse leads to increasingly painful clinical pneumonia pictures and therefore there is a higher mortality rate.
"People must be aware of this because Seven out of ten respiratory diseases are derived from viral and non-bacterial origin, so only medications such as paracetamol -acetaminophen- and chlorphenamine, not antibiotics, said.
He explained, apart from anxious to resolve respiratory diseases in the home, Another factor that can compromise health and even patients' lives is not to go to the doctor and believe that the symptoms will pass.
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"Although the infection comes from food, in many cases, discomfort is in keeping with nutrition, rest and good hygiene practices effectively. If the symptoms last more than five days, cough with plegm and respiratory difficulty requires specialist attention"he said.
Finally, he explained that Pneumonia is more dangerous to those who are living at the best life, ie children under 5 years of age and adults over 65 years of age.
Because their biological conditions are often unable to express the symptoms of risk, it is important that the family addresses their health condition.