A member asked:
my son was given amoxicillin had hive reaction to it. he was switched to cefdinir. he continues with hives. does this mean he's also allergic to this?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
MGt: The allergic reaction to Amoxicillin can still be the cause of this rash, but a new drug allergy is also possible. He should be treated with an antihistamine. Is he experiencing any respiratory problems? If so, please see the ED right away. It is important to contact your PCP.
Answered on Sep 11, 2016
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