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can I take Cefnidir if I am allergic to Amoxicillin

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Likely yes: I assume your doctor is aware of this before putting you on cefixime. Be vigilant for signs of allergic reaction. Stop & inform your doctor immediatel ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Most likely, Yes: They are completely different classes or families of antibiotics. There is no data to show any cross reactivity between Amoxicillin and tobramycin.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Clindamycin: clindamycin could be one alternate.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Azithromycin: azithromycin is a different class of antibiotics from amoxicillin. As with any medication, a child can have an allergy to it and prior to starting a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Penicillin: No. They would be the same.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Javed Hussain
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Few other: Like erythromycin, zithromax, clindamycin, cephalosporins etc.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends on infection: It really depends on what type of infection you need to treat. It is likely safe to treat with a 3rd generation cephalosporin (cefdinir), or another c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No way: Amoxicillin is atype of penicillin. Thus you will be allergic to Amoxicillin if allergic to penicillin.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience in Dentistry
No: Many people have cross allergenicty to penicillin and amoxicillin. Assuming you have a true allergy to one of these, it is best to avoid the other. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Amoxicillin is a form of penicillin and does carry the risk of an allergic (immediate hypersensitivity )reaction if that is indeed what you had. Unfor ... Read More

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