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child has strep throat allergic to omincef and amoxicillin was given zithromax but it doesn't seem to be helping what r other antiobiotics that help?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Abx for Strep throat: Zithromax is an excellent alternative for Strep infection in those allergic to penicillin, but it generally takes a little more time to see improvement. If symptoms are not responding after 3-4 days of azithromycin treatment, clindamycin is an alternative (more potential side effects).
Answered on Mar 18, 2015

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