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Allergic to Penicillin can i take Tyrothricin

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Piperacillin/tazobac: This compound contains a penicillin derivative and if you have a documented allergy to penicillin you should never ever take this drug.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
You shouldn't: But it has nothing to do with penicillin allergy. The two drugs are totally unrelated, but mdma is a dangerous drug in kids, even more so in a 39 year... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Martinez
Specializes in Allergy
Maybe: Penicillins (like amoxil) & cephalosporins (like keflex) are both beta-lactam antibiotics named because of their ringed chemical structure. Allergy to... Read More
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Dr. Gary Moss
30 years experience
Probably: Most doctors are concerned about cross reactivity between penicillins and cephalosporins, including keflex. In actuality, the cross-reactivity is unc... Read More
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Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Likely, not certain: The majority of people who are told they are allergic to penicillin are not actually so (they get rashes for other reasons, e.g.). Of those that are a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: Biaxin (clarithromycin) does not cross react with penicillins.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Probably: There's about a 15% chance that you'll be allergic to ceftin (cefuroxime). If your penicillin allergy was life-threatening, you shouldn't take the ri... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Penicillin: No. They would be the same.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Yes you can, however it would be important for you to discuss the appropriate antibiotic with your physician. Not all conditions that cause a murmur r... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Yes: Fosfomycin is an antibiotic made originally from streptomycin and now all synthetic. It should not cross react with penicillin.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
40 years experience
Malaria tablets: Potentially any. There isn't an association between penicillin allergy and allergy to any malaria medication, whether it is for prevention or tr... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Yes: The doctor will run some test and he will begin treatment for that.
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