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V Cillin First Generation Penicillin
Doxycycline: Doxycycline for 2-4 weeks is recommended if penicillin cannot be given, or sometimes ceftriaxone. However, penicillin is by far the best drug. If you had a severe penicillin allergy in the past, then probably penicillin should be avoided. Otherwise, it still might be the best choice for you. Discuss it with your doctor or, even better, an infectious diseases or STD specialist. ...Read more
I have a rash that first appeared on my chest after taking penicillin now its on my lower back and seems to spreading up my shoulders should i worry?
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"People are almost instantly rendered non-infectious by penicillin. Perhaps within a few hours of the first penicillin injection, and certainly within 24 hours you can transmit syphilis infection -- even though any open sores s
Not true: open fresh sores will remain infectious. Treatment should be completed and lesions healed to be considered non infectious. See ID specialist ...Read more
One enlarged tonsil, white spots. Been on penicillin v for 3 days, no tonsil swelling reduction. First noticed 8 weeks ago. ?
Hi im pregnant in my first trimester and have a uti i have penicillin 500mg and clindamycin 300mg can i take either one?
3 years ago, i had chlamydia. Got penicillin shot, and 2 weeks of twice daily doxycycline. The first 4 days, i puked after first pill. Should i worry?
No: Nausea and vomiting are unfortunate side effects of antibiotics. Doxycycline is one of the antibiotics that can commonly have that side effect in some people. Make sure that you do not mention it as an allergy but rather side effect since it could limit useful antibiotics used commonly for various infections. ...Read more
Can I take vitamins during an antibiotics treatment with penicillin? Can you tell me a first aid for penicillin allergic reaction ? Thank you :) Carol
Yes, and see below: So yes you can take vitamins while on antibiotics. The rationale is that when you go on system antibacterial agents like that you wipe out healthy flora in your gut and elsewhere. Vitamins, pro-vitamins and growth factors are synthesized by bacterial carpets (ie some B vitamins, riboflavin, thiamine, co-enzyme I & II and pyridoxine to name several). For PCN allergy; benadryl (diphenhydramine) & epinephrine. ...Read more
Had unprotected oral sex 6 days ago since than tingle and discharge from penis have zpack took 500 mg first day which was yesterday took penicillin md?
With Cefzil & rocephin (ceftriaxone) I get hives.Should I take penicillin shot for syphilis treatment.This is a 3rd infection. Used doxycycline for first 2.
Condoned: Penicillin is still the first line treatment for syphilis. The most effective treatment for syphilis is not to get it, use a condom. The more often you get it, the greater your risk for antibiotic resistance. Also, with this being your third episode, you are now at high risk of contracting chlamydia and HIV. You need to get tested for those too. Stop playing Russian roulette with your life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I may need cephalosporin therapy with a suspected penicillin allergy. How does it work? Do I take a 3rd generation by mouth and sit in an ER waiting room with a buddy and an epipen (epinephrine)?
Penicillin allergy: Among all patients reporting penicillin allergy, 85 to 90% will tolerate a penicillin, either because they were never allergic or because they had an earlier allergy that subsequently resolved. Among penicillin skin test-positive patients, approximately 2% will react to a cephalosporin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Penicillin: Penicillin as advanced from Penicillin G to Penicillin V, which is more stable, to other products such as ampicillin, amoxicillin, piperacillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, oxacillin - these are all derivatives which are able to kill other bacteria species more effectively than Penicillin G or V. These advances are wonderful. ...Read more
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I've just taken 2500 mg of penicillin in one go, what are the worse things that could happen to me??
Nothing serious: Unless you have penicillin allergy, this drug has very little in the way of side effects. Please tell us the name of the actual drug that you took....there are several different types of penicillin with varying tolerable doses and different side effects. You will know within the next 24 hours if you are going to have any possible side effects as it will be out of your body by then. ...Read more
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