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Can doxycycline be used in a lupus (sle) patient that is allergic to penicillin?
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Tetracyclines (e.
g. Doxycycline), quinolones (e.g. Ciprofloxacin), macrolides (e.g. Clarithromycin), aminoglycosides (e.g. Gentamicin) and glycopeptides (e.g. Vancomycin) are all unrelated to penicillins and are safe to use in penicillin allergic subjects.

In brief: Yes
Tetracyclines (e.
g. Doxycycline), quinolones (e.g. Ciprofloxacin), macrolides (e.g. Clarithromycin), aminoglycosides (e.g. Gentamicin) and glycopeptides (e.g. Vancomycin) are all unrelated to penicillins and are safe to use in penicillin allergic subjects.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
The bacteria must be sensitive to the drug.

In brief: Yes.
The bacteria must be sensitive to the drug.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If the infection is sensitive to the drug.

In brief: Yes
If the infection is sensitive to the drug.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
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