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can you tell me if i'm allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin) can i take keflex?

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Dr. Moshe Usadi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: These are different classes of antibiotic and an allergy to one should not increase the likelihood of an allergy in the other.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What happens if I'm allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin) can I take keflex?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and keflex is a second generation cephalosporin. They are unrelated and not immunologically cross reactive.

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