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Antibiotics Handle with care
Prescription Forms for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections​
Common mild upper respiratory tract infections are mainly caused by viruses. Antibiotics do not work against viruses. In such cases there are other symptomatic relief remedies as recommended in the Prescription Form for Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infections​.
However, if after 48 hours symptoms deteriorate e.g., patient develops a high fever, this could indicate a bacterial infection. In this case, a Delayed Antibiotic Prescription​ may be indicated.
Any qualified or trainee in 'Family Medicine' or 'Paediatrics' can request these prescription pads in print by email on:

 

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Antibiotics Malta App: https://antibioticsmalta.info/
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EAAD 2013 ACTIVITIES:
 
European Antibiotic Awareness Day Video:    Bil-Malti! 
 
Educational flyer for your patients:
 
GUIDELINES:
 
2011 COMMUNITY GUIDELINES (document for consultation)
2012 GUIDELINE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF: MOSQUITO BITES
 
Local PUBLICATION/S:
 
Antimicrobial Consumption in the Maltese Community: MMJ Volume 23 Issue 2, 2011
 
International PUBLICATION/S: 
 
OTHER Material:
 
 
 
Useful LINKS:

International Pages:
 
Local Pages:

Medicine Protocols​ [inc. Antibiotics] following the reform of the Schedule V (as of March 2012
For an up-to date list of drugs available on the Government Health System