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Likelihood Of Anaphylaxis With Various Antibiotics
What's the likelihood of long term antibiotic prophylaxis resulting in pulmonary fibrosis with Nitrofurantoin? Mom's getting sequentially recurrentuti
Pulmonary fibrosis : Pulmonary fibrosis due to nitrofurantoin is rare, about less than 1% reported in literature, but risk increases with age of patient and other medical condition. Symptoms may start to develop after 6 months of treatment. Usually fatigue, dry cough and shortness of breath without fever. Stop the nitrofurantoin if these symptoms develop and see a physician immediately ...Read more
Rare: Compared to penicilline is very rare but possible like any drug. ...Read more
Would the older or newer generation of cephalosporins antibiotics be more likely to cause anaphylaxis in patients severely allergic to penicillin?
See below: Persons with type 1 immediate hypersensity to penicillin antibiotics should generally avoid taking cephalosporin antibiotics because of the low but real risk of cross allergenicity. Safe alternative antibiotics include vancomycin, septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) macrolides, tetracyclines, aztreonam, clindamycin, zyvox, quinolones etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im almost done with my antibiotic/prednisone run. Various sm cysts and abcesses began sprouting boils thru my skin, what happens when meds are gone?
Can anaphylaxis happen after few days of consuming an anitbiotic.Today I had throat tightening symptoms, which resolved by themselv but still affaraid?
Difficult question: It is possible after a few doses have been taken. Throat tightening is one symptom that can be caused by anaphylaxis (one of several likely symptoms). Throat tightening can be due to many other less sinister causes. Most importantly, the next dose could be deadly if the episode was caused by anaphylaxis. For this reason, call the prescribing doc for recs and consider consultation with an Allergist ...Read more
Anaphylactic allergic reactions due to antibiotics. How do I recover from the lingering side-effects?
I was diagnosed with thyphoid sixteen days ago. I have been on various antibiotisc. I still feel very week and no appetite. How long will this last.?
10-14 days: Depends on your state of health prior to the infection. Your body's response to the medication and the severity of the infection. ...Read more
If you had H. Pylori: and took antiiotics to treat your stomach infection then yes, your platelet count would be expected to improve. Corticosteroids are often given after an attack of anaphylaxsis so yes, that could also result in an increase in your platelet count. That said, these issues are controversial still, everyone's situation is unique. continuing antiiotics wont help if the H. pylori is gone. Talk with UR MD ...Read more
My liver values are 105 ggt.I don't drink alchool and I eat various food.They where at 75.Is it from the apendice removal?Anthibiotics for 5days...
Maybe: Some antibiotics can cause increases in liver enzymes, but most drugs given for appendicitis for a short time will not cause that. Ask your doctor - there may be other drugs that you have taken. Many pain medicines have a lot of acetominophen added to the narcotic. Large doses of acetominophen can cause liver damage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer