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Can I take celestamine if allergic to penicillin

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 35 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
41 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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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Any of them: None of them are penicillins.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 51 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: The doctor will run some test and he will begin treatment for that.
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Not related: and no way to know if you are truly allergic to penicillin except by getting professionally tested by an allergist or having a reaction after taking t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 16 years experience
Yes: Cross reactivity between the two classes are low so Cephalexin is not contraindicated in penicillin allergy patients. You should have your prescribing... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
It depends.: only 10 Of 100 people who claim to be allergic to penicillin really are. Amoxicillin can cause a rash directly. Reaction to an IM injection does not ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 25 years experience
Varies: Some reactions are mild, such as hives alone. Others are more serious, with breathing problems and blood pressure drop. Some reactions (like some kind... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Probably, but..: It would be safer to get testing to penicillin before taking ceclor. On the other hand, if the reaction was that of joint ache, fatigue, fever etc fro... Read More
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