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A 43-year-old member asked:

What happens if i'm allergic to erythromycin can i take clindamycin?

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Dr. Michael Rupp
Allergy and Immunology 21 years experience
Not Necessarily: Your allergist can test this for you. Usually people who are allergic to erythromycin have cross reactivity with azithromycin, clarithromycin. Issues with Clindamycin are less easy to predict, but not as common.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

If you're allergic to erythromycin, what medications can you not take?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Erythromycin: Don't take Ilotycin, Ery-Ped, Ery-tab, Staticin, Erythra-Derm, Akne-mycin, Pce, (erythromycin) T-Stat, Eryc or Ery.

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Last updated Jul 3, 2015

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