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can you take keflex and use mupirocin

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Infected cyst?: This is the third time you have asked the same question. Glad to learn you have seen a doctor. Of course you should follow his or her advice: take th ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Brandon
48 years experience Occupational Medicine
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Not related: The antibiotic you were prescribed is not at all related to the antibiotic class that you are allergic to. You should be able to safely go ahead and u ... Read More
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mupirocin : Mupirocin or Bactroban (mupirocin) Ointment is a class into itself. There has been no demonstrated cross-reactivity with cephalosporins.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Hold the alcohol: Antibiotics and alcohol have some similar side effects: upset stomach, feeling drowsy or dizzy. Taken together these side effects may be more intense. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Several comments: Bactroban (mupirocin) should not be used to try and treat infection, and is indicated to attempt to eliminate carriage of staph, predominantly in the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Stop the bactroban (mupirocin): You can be sensitive/allergic to the bactroban (mupirocin) & should stop it immediately. Call your dr so the information can be reviewed & get into yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: It would be a possibility. However I would also be concerned that the infection was progressing deeper into the tissues and causing infection related ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Abscess: I am assuming the oozing was from his scalp and not his ear right?So it sounds like your son developed an abscess and it ruptured.The antibiotic and t ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes: There are no drug interactions between Motrin and keflex.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Orr is a cephalosporin and that class of antibiotic is safe whe pregnant.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valencia Porter
21 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: You can take probiotics, but the Keflex will be counter-balancing them so it will be important to take them after you are done with your course of ant ... Read More
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