A 39-year-old member asked:
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if im allergic to penicilin, can i take prednisone instead?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Penicillin: Penicillin is an antibiotic and treats infections, Prednisone is a steroid and treats inflammation, they are not given for the same condition, so you need to consult your doctor about your symptoms.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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See rheumatologist: Depends on the allergic reaction. This needs review and perhaps innovative approach by seasoned rheumatologist.

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