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I'm allergic to penicilin can I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

I'm allergic to penicilin can I take nexium (esomeprazole)?

Yes: Penicillin, an antibiotic, and nexium (esomeprazole), (esomeprazole) a proton pump inhibitor/stomach acid reducer, are not at all similar chemically so an allergy to penicillin does not make you more likely to have an allergic reaction to nexium (esomeprazole). ...Read more

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What happens when an allergic person takes penicillin?

What happens when an allergic person takes penicillin?

Varies: Some reactions are mild, such as hives alone. Others are more serious, with breathing problems and blood pressure drop. Some reactions (like some kinds of rashes) are not actually allergies, but different reactions that may or may not recur when you take the medicine. While it may be easier to just avoid penicillin, if it's important, you can find out if you have a "true" allergy by testing. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to suddenly get an alergic reation to penicillin?

Are there any ways to suddenly get an alergic reation to penicillin?

YES: Allergic reaction may come and go at different stage of your life. Contributing factors are local environmental factors, stress, and diets. ...Read more

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Is it bad to be allergic to penicillin?

Is it bad to be allergic to penicillin?

Yes and No: To be allergic to a medication will restrict the use of that medication - that's the bad part. However, typically there are other medications that can be used if needed and if the one medication one os allergic to is really needed there are ways to administer that medication. ...Read more

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What can doctors use if I'm allergic to penicillin?

Alternatives: Are available, even if there are no alternatives and penicillin is the only drug to treat a condition that you have, very rare by the way, you can still receive it by a special way (desensitization) by an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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Can you tell me how penicillin cause allergic reaction?

Can you tell me how penicillin cause allergic reaction?

IgE antibodies: Penicillin binds to a protein in the blood and the combination is treated as an invader. Instead of creating the usual IgG antibodies the immune system mistakenly forms IgE antibodies. The combination activates Mast cells which then release various, potent biochemical mediators that have various effects on multiple organ systems including the skin, lungs and blood vessels. ...Read more

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Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Can you take acidophilus if your allergic to penicillin?

Yes: Acidophilus and penicillin have a low chance of interaction. Acidophilus itself should not contain any cross-reactive allergens similar to penicillin. ...Read more

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Penicillin normal symptoms and allergic reaction symptoms?

Penicillin normal symptoms and allergic reaction symptoms?

Side effects: Side effects include GI upset possible diarrhea and rash. Allergic hives swallowing and breathing difficulties. The latter can be life threatening events and emergent tax needed. ...Read more

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What maleria tablets can I take if im allergic to penicillin?

What maleria tablets can I take if im allergic to penicillin?

Malaria tablets: Potentially any. There isn't an association between penicillin allergy and allergy to any malaria medication, whether it is for prevention or treatment. The two antibiotics used for malaria are tetracycline and sulfonamides, but these are not related to penicillin and do not have cross-sensitivity to it. ...Read more

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What else can I take if I am allergic to penicillin & e-mycin?

What else can I take if I am allergic to penicillin & e-mycin?

See below: Depends what you are treating Cleocin is good for skin infections
avelox for respiratory Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for urine tract infections. ...Read more

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What occurs if you ate bread mould and are allergic to penicillin?

What occurs if you ate bread mould and are allergic to penicillin?

Nothing serious: Penicillin currently in use as an antibiotic is synthetic and not related to the mold spores found on bread. The bread mold may not taste so good, but should not induce an allergic reaction if penicillin allergic. An allergist can test for penicillin drug allergy as 75% of people will lose this allergy after 15 years of avoidance. ...Read more

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If my mum is allergic to penicillin what are the chances that I am too?

If my mum is allergic to penicillin what are the chances that I am too?

Penicillin allergy: Up to 1/10 people are reported to have Penicillin allergy. Unfortunately it is often over diagnosed, often because of a rash from a viral illness. This underlies the importance of using antibiotics wisely. There is a family history but not enough to avoid the medication. Testing can be done to assess penicillin allergy and there is treatment to help. Chances are you have received Penicillin? ...Read more

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If you are allergic to penicillin will you be allergic to piperacillin?

If you are allergic to penicillin will you be allergic to piperacillin?

We assume yes: We assume yes but since many people's allergies are not correct - eg they had coincidental rash while on penicillin, etc it may or may not be true. Since we almost never need to use penicillin so if you tell us you are allergic we usually will not chance a reaction. ...Read more

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I accidentally took amoxicillin and I'm allergic to penicillin what should I do?

I accidentally took amoxicillin and I'm allergic to penicillin what should I do?

Watch symptoms: There is sometimes cross allergic reactivity between penicillin and amoxcillin but frequently not. Many with penicillin allergy actually do not have it at all. Simply monitor your symptoms for the next 4-10 hours and if you do not experience coughing, throat tightening, wheeing or respiratory distress, then you are probably OK. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm allergic to penicillin, can I take mdma?

Can you tell me what you suggest if I'm allergic to penicillin, can I take mdma?

You shouldn't: But it has nothing to do with penicillin allergy. The two drugs are totally unrelated, but mdma is a dangerous drug in kids, even more so in a 39 year old, who should of given up that kind of nonsense long ago. Many mdma pills are not pure, and may contain other related chemicals, some of which are even more dangerous than the ecstacy itself. Molly, a particular brand of mdma has caused deaths. ...Read more

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What happens if I kiss my boyfriend who's taking penicillin if im allergic to it?

What happens if I kiss my boyfriend who's taking penicillin if im allergic to it?

Probably: It would be unlikely to develop an allergic reaction from touching another person who has been taking an antibiotic that a person is sensitive to. With that said, there could be enough haptenated penicillin metabolites in bodily secretions to trigger a reaction in a highly allergic person. In other words, closed mouth kissing should be safe. ...Read more

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If my mom has allergic reactions to penicillin is there a chance I could be allergic too?

If my mom has allergic reactions to penicillin is there a chance I could be allergic too?

Possible: While specific allergies do not run in families, a tendency to allergies can. Since your mom has allergies, there is an increased chance that you may develop allergic reactions as well. Allergies typically develop following repeated exposures to something. ...Read more

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I just ate a mini chocolate hostess cupcake and noticed it had mold. I'm allergic to penicillin what should I do?

I just ate a mini chocolate hostess cupcake and noticed it had mold. I'm allergic to penicillin what should I do?

That doesn't mean: That you ingested penicillin. If you develop no health problems - just be a bit more careful with checking food before hand. If you develop any significant symptoms then you can get checked out - but my guess is that you will be fine. Take care. ...Read more

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Was not allergic to penicillin as a kid. Then when I was 9 showed allergy to pen/cephalo can you outgrow this or am I still allergic?

Was not allergic to penicillin as a kid. Then when I was 9 showed allergy to pen/cephalo can you outgrow this or am I still allergic?

Maybe, maybe not: Many people break out in rashes during illness and if started on an antibiotic, the antibiotic may be be assumed to have caused the reaction. This may not be a true allergy. Yet people do acquire allergic reactions to new things as they get older, and it could be real. Blood tests can reveal if it is a true allergy which would likely persist over time vs a non allergic reaction that may not be real. ...Read more

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I am allergic to penicillin notatum, would I be allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin?

I am allergic to penicillin notatum, would I be allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin?

Probably not: Penicillium notatum is a mold/fungi that if allergic, can cause symptoms like runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, worsening of asthma symptoms, etc. Penicillin antibiotics do not contain enough of the mold, and when ingested, would be a different reaction. To be safe, you could get tested for penicillin allergy with an allergist. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are allergic to penicillin?

Testing: Careful history can still elicit whether you are truly allergic to penicillin, or if in doubt, and you really need to take the drug, very rare instance by the way, you can be tested and given the drug, but by an experienced professional, an allergist, good luck ...Read more