Antibiotics are prescribed only for moderate-to-severe forms of coronavirus complicated by a bacterial infection; with a mild course of the disease, they can be harmful. Alla Velikaya, the head of the territorial administration of the Federal Service for Supervision in Healthcare in the Kaliningrad region, told about this in the project "Klops" by Elena Volova "What's going on".
Antibiotics are used to treat a new coronavirus infection that is complicated by a bacterial infection. But for the appointment of antibiotics, you need a doctor's prescription, you need to confirm the need in this case. Antibiotics are prescribed for moderate-severe forms of coronavirus complicated by a bacterial infection, which are confirmed by blood tests and the corresponding indicators: an increase in the number of leukocytes, and so on. In mild forms, antibiotics are not prescribed in any case, they will harm health."
An airplane carrying free medicines for outpatient coronavirus patients will arrive in the region on November 19. Among the medicines are antibiotics, antipyretic and antiviral drugs.