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Hives From Amoxicillin
Tell your doctor: Drug reactions such as hives may represent an allergic reaction to a medication, or sometimes a cross reaction to a virus. In any case, you should discuss this with your health care provider to add this medication to your list of potential allergies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on severity: Claritin or zyrtec will help with the itching; a more severe rash may require treatment with prednisone. In most cases, the rash simply goes away within a few days of stopping the antibiotic. Treatment for the rash simply depends on how badly it bothers you. At any rate, you need to stop the antibiotic and notify your doctor if you get a rash while taking it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently prescribed Zantac and Zyrtec for hives on my face from amoxicillin. How often should I take and how soon see results?
I've been taking amoxicillin for a week now and woke up with itching red hives all over my entire body. Its spreading and itches bad. What to do?
Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amoxicillin after using it several times previously? I'm on day 4 of 875mg/2x daily and today I am breaking out in hives. What should I do?
Medicine allergies: Yes. The thing to understand about allergic reactions is that the body generally has to have had prior exposure before an allergic response. It is actually rare to have a true allergy to something with the first exposure.You should stop the medicine and notify your physician to get a different antibiotic and document the allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My nephews doc said he has infused hives but i cannot find an explanation to describe them. They look like measels reaction to amoxicillin has all vac?
Amoxicillin given to: A child or adolescent who has a sore throat ; fever caused by infectious mononucleosis causes a very " measly-looking" (morbilliform) rash about 100% of the time, to the point that it's pretty much diagnostic of " mono". Many drugs can cause a morbilliform rash. For further information ; photos, see http://dermnetnz.Mobify.Me/reactions/morbilliform.Html. I've not heard of "infused hives". ...Read more
My daughter was put in Amoxicillin for 10 days for an ear infectio, she started getting skin rashes kind of like hives that would appear and go away after 10 minutes. They are now appearing more frequently, she doesn't really complain about them but her l
Hives: illness or allergic reactions can both cause rashes in children. Since she is on amoxicillin, it very likely is an allergic reaction to the medication. I would stop the medication and give her benedryl. You should contact your daughter's pediatrician to see if they want to change medications or want to see her first. ...Read more
Will strawberry flavored amoxicillin cause hives in a breastfed baby with a strawberry allergy? He has taken bubble gum one 2 times before no issue
Can Be Either:: May be the baby is developing Amoxicillin allergy, or possibly strawberry related. Remember, somebody has to be exposed to an allergen initially to react to it on further exposure. With subsequent exposure, the allergic reaction becomes stronger and severe to become life threatening. Be careful next time, talk to baby's doctor. ...Read more
2 yr old had amoxicillin reaction, hives and itchy puffy rash. Doctor perscribed omnicef in its place. Is this a safe alternative for my daughter?
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