Acute Exacerbation of COPD
Treat exacerbations promptly with antibiotics if purulent sputum and increased shortness of breath and/or increased sputum volume.
Risk factors for antibiotic resistant organisms include co-morbid disease, severe COPD, frequent exacerbations, antibiotics in last 3 months.
200mg stat/100mg OD
If resistance: co-amoxiclav