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Medicine For Amoxicillin Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Skin peeling due amoxicillin allergy. How do I treat this??? It's all over my body including my penis.
Bx said spongiotic dermatitis drug reaction likely. EM type rash only on extremities, hands/feet extreme itch and blisters several days after augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Never had allergy. Why such delayed reaction.?
Need allergy testing: Your body has to have an initial exposure to the drug to develop allergic reaction. This can take time to develop. The symptoms likely started after several doses and then escalated rapidly as your body increased the reaction. Also, this may be more of an adverse reaction to the med. Rather than allergy. You need allergy testing ...Read more
Yes: Both or either can.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can I eat blue cheese with an amoxicillin allergy? I have angioedema and uriticaria from amoxicillin.
I just finished amoxicillin for strep/sinus issued last week now I'm all congested again! Thinking its allergy related, any OTC could help?
Consider consult: Hard to know without more information. Allergy is possible, but so is inflammation from a partially treated infection. Sometimes a longer course of antibiotics is necessary for true bacterial sinus infection, particularly if there was initial improvement. Sometimes a short prednisone course is given to resolve inflammation and improve efficacy of the antibiotic. Consider a consult to discuss. ...Read more
Taken amoxicillin in the past with no issues. On it now for Strep. How likely is it that I will develop an allergy or anaphylaxis? I've taken 3 doses.
Unlikely: If any reaction, would be mild not anaphylaxis, at any rate, if any reaction happens, stop the drug, take antihistamines and call your doctor ...Read more
Neither: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is Amoxicillin (a penicllin) and clavulante. So if one if allergic to Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) both of these should be avoided. A proper evaluation needs to be undertaken to clarify this allergy and what medicines to avoid. ...Read more
I took penicillin but I have an augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) allergy, and now have rask?
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): This is a brand name for a drug which contains Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin is a derivative of penicillin and is 100% cross-allergenic. Be very careful and if you get worse see a doctor asap - and hopefully not the same one who gave this to you if they knew you were penicillin allegic. ...Read more
Since I've been taking amoxicillin my face keeps getting hot, no redness and only slight elevated temp. No fever. Allergy?
Unlikely: Could be unrelated, but it doesn't sound like an allergy to the drug ...Read more
Was prescribed amoxicillin for tonsilitis. Within 4 days I broke out in an itchy full body rash. After 3 weeks, still here. What can it be? Allergy?
Allergic reaction: Amoxicillin is the most common antibiotic to cause drug rashes. The rashes include hives or another rash known as a dermal hypersensitivity reaction. Hives can linger for weeks after the medication is discontinued. See a physician who may recommend an antihistamine and topical steroid cream to treat the rash. In some cases, a course of oral steroids is needed for the rash to resolve more quickly. ...Read more
I'm taking amoxicillin for infection but I need to take Claritin D12 for seasonal allergies can I take together and can I take ibrophen with them to?
On Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for a month. Came off it for a month. What are chances of allergy if I take it now??
Low: Low but there remains a small risk. ...Read more
My 19 month old finished amoxicillin but has bad cough, low fever & no appetite. He is on inhalers and allergy meds that aren't helping. What do I do?
Re-evaluation: You will need to have your pediatrician examine your baby again. ...Read more
No: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) is a combination of Amoxicillin and clavulinic acid. If you are allergic to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate), (amoxicillin and clavulanate) it most likely means you have an allergy to penicillin. Your physician will know this and prescribe another non-related antibiotic. Do not take penicillin if you are certain you are allergic to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). ...Read more
Itchy hives from amoxicillin allergy - do I need to do anything or just take claritin (loratadine)?
Depends on severity: Claritin (loratadine) 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 more
Would 250mg or 500mg of amoxicillin 3 times a day for 7 days help an infected bug bite (bacterial infection)? 145lb. 24 year old male. No allergies.
I'm taking amoxicillin and Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 right now for a tooth. Can I take Zyrtec still for my allergies?
If a child doesn t have penicillin allergy and when he took augmantin 400 he had skin redness on neck can he took amoxicillin 250?
Might not: If it was true penicillin allergy and your child develops skin rashes to augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) he should not take amoxicillin, a synthetic penicillin. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) contains Amoxicillin and clavulanate. However, most of the time, childhood penicillin allergy is not true allergy. A viral exanthem might occur at the same time that the child takes penicillin. An allergist can help you figure this out. ...Read more