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How common is anaphylaxis shock with cephalosporin?

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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Uncommon

Anaphylaxis to cephalosporins is an uncommon event.
Among patients with penicillin allergy estimates of allergic reactions to cephalosporins range from 2 to 10%.

In brief: Uncommon

Anaphylaxis to cephalosporins is an uncommon event.
Among patients with penicillin allergy estimates of allergic reactions to cephalosporins range from 2 to 10%.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Gary Moss
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Rare

Very rare with oral cephalsporins, and rare with injectables.

In brief: Rare

Very rare with oral cephalsporins, and rare with injectables.
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Dr. Gary Moss
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