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If you are allergic to penicillin will you be allergic to piperacillin?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: We assume yes

We assume yes but since many people's allergies are not correct - eg they had coincidental rash while on penicillin, etc it may or may not be true.
Since we almost never need to use penicillin so if you tell us you are allergic we usually will not chance a reaction.

In brief: We assume yes

We assume yes but since many people's allergies are not correct - eg they had coincidental rash while on penicillin, etc it may or may not be true.
Since we almost never need to use penicillin so if you tell us you are allergic we usually will not chance a reaction.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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