Treatment of typhoid fever

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33

General treatment of typhoid fever:

  1. Bed rest
  2. Maintenance of proper nutrition.

Specific treatment of typhoid fever:

Ciprofloxacin – 500 mg twice daily for 14 days
Or, Ofloxacin -500mg twice daily for 14 days
Alternative choice is Ceftriaxone 1-2 gm IV 12 hourly for 10 -14 days
Drug of choice for treatment of typhoid in pregnancy – Ceftriaxone.

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