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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have strep throat and started taking biaxin (clarithromycin) yesterday. i took this many times in the past because i'm allergic to penicillin. will it help again?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is a good alternative to the "cillins" in a person who is allergic.
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