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Anaphylaxis Shock Macrolides
Rare: There are a few case reports in the literature for both adults and children with documented anaphylactic reactions to macrolides. Overall this class of antibiotic is associated with far fewer such reactions compared to penicillin, penicillin derivatives and quinolones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more
What does toxic mean: They are toxic to bacteria. Not usually toxic to humans side effects are possible...Macrolides often cause stomach irritation. Tetracycline may discolor teeth with long term use and are inactivated by concomitant intake of dairy products containing calcium or iron containing vitamins and antacids. ...Read more
How effective are macrolides for crs wid polyps.I have been advised clarithromycin 250 a day for a month.Have already undergone fess, dns 10 yrs back.
Are you allergic....: To pcn? Generally Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a better choice. If u r having acute sinusitis (& chronic) then prolonged antibiotic treatment w/ steroids is recommended (augmentin, clinda, or avelox). European guidelines include macrolides as an option. For crs w/ np & obstruction oral steroids are recommended, w/o obstruction topical steroids. W/o symptoms of acute infection, antibiotic benefit is unproven. ...Read more
I cannot take zithromax, but I have taken another macrolide several times in the last few years (clarithromycin)?
Not uncommon: There are many people who are not allergic to a class of medications, but tolerate some macrolides better than others. ...Read more
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