A 28-year-old male asked:
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i have tonsillitis again. im also alergic to amoxicillin what are the other treatments?

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Dr. R Smith
Dr. R Smith answered
25 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Many Others: Depending on the type of infection being treated, clindamycin, zithromax, or even a cephalosporin-class antibiotic like Keflex (some people allergic to penicillin are also allergic to cephalosporins though) could be used.
Answered on Mar 14, 2016
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Dr. Alan Levine
Dr. Alan Levine commented
33 years experience Pediatrics
Keflex is not a good choice if truly allergic to amoxicillin. A third-gen cephalosporin such as cefdinir is a safer choice
Apr 15, 2014

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