The aim of treatment of pneumonia is to cure the infection and prevent complications. Treatment approach depends on several factors such as your age and general health, the possible causative organism or organisms, and the setting — community or health care — where the infection developed, and severity of infection. Most people with pneumonia can be treated at home.
Treatment approach for pneumonia may include:
1. Medications: Antibiotics, antiviral medicines, fever and cough medicines may be used to treat pneumonia.
2. Other Treatment
3. Hospital Admission
Most people with community-acquired pneumonia do not require hospital care. You may be admitted if you have any two of these indicators of severe pneumonia.
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