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I have tonsillitis again. Im also alergic to amoxicillin what are the other treatments?

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Dr. R Smith
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Depending on the type of infection being treated, clindamycin, zithromax, or even a cephalosporin-class antibiotic like Keflex (some people allergic to penicillin are also allergic to cephalosporins though) could be used.

In brief: Many Others

Depending on the type of infection being treated, clindamycin, zithromax, or even a cephalosporin-class antibiotic like Keflex (some people allergic to penicillin are also allergic to cephalosporins though) could be used.
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Dr. Alan Levine
Keflex is not a good choice if truly allergic to amoxicillin. A third-gen cephalosporin such as cefdinir is a safer choice
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