A 46-year-old member asked:
allergic reaction to all cephalosporins possible?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger answered
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Allergy to the entire class of antibiotics called cephalosporins is indeed possible. That allergy would be the common part of the molecule shared by all cephalosporins and penicillins, the beta-lactam ring.
Answered on Jan 2, 2020
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