A 42-year-old member asked:
How can i avoid another allergic reaction to an antibiotic medicine if allergic to penicillin?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Avoidance: If one is allergic to penicillin then avoidance of penicillin like medications is a requirement. Other classes of antibiotics should be fine but because an individual has one drug allergy they may be at risk for reactions to other classes of drugs. One should also be very clear that moving forward that antibiotics are needed.
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Last updated May 11, 2018
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