Published in Drug Week, December 3rd, 2004
"AECB is currently overtreated with antibiotics, and experts suggest that a subset of patients with minor symptoms probably do not require antibiotic therapy," said Aarti Raja, PhD, analyst at Decision Resources. "However, because AECB patients often have multiple other medical problems, primary care physicians tend to err on the side of caution and prescribe antibiotics-often the 'latest and greatest.'"
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