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how long to get over biaxin rash

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Check ENT: Looks like you may have something else (think mono) and thus antibiotic would not help. See ent.
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Tonsil: get a culture 5 days off antibiotics and get checked for mono good luck

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Not sure i understand the question, but pcn and biaxin (clarithromycin) are not related. Biaxin (clarithromycin) is relatedto Erythromycin and zithro ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop Biaxin (clarithromycin): And call your doctor. For a rash, stopping it will probably be enough. Remember that you are probably allergic to this drug in the future. Your doctor ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Hold off taking it: And biaxin (clarithromycin) or another cause.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See the doctor: Let the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic take a look at this. If it is due to allergy you may want to stop the drug and substitute something diffe ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Rash From Antibiotic: I would not stop your regimen, at least for now. If you have taken penicillins (amoxicillin, ampicillin, etc) in the past without problems, you shoul ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: Did you have a throat culture to see if the infection was bacterial(strep)? If you have a viral throat infection, biaxin (clarithromycin) will not hel ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are many causes of a rash, but you may have had an allergic reaction to the antibiotic. If you experienced symptoms such as itchiness or wheezin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Clarithromycin: The elimination half-life of Clarithromycin was about 3 to 4 hours with 250 mg administered every 12 hours but increased to 5 to 7 hours with 500 mg a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
40 and 15-20 hours: The half life of Metronidazole is 8 hours. The half life of Clarithromycin is 3-4 hours. Half life is the time for the body to eliminate and excrete ... Read More
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