I am allergic to penicillin and cipro, (ciprofloxacin) is it safe to take macrobid?

No no indication. Macrobid ( nitrofurntoin ) is used in urinary tract inceptions , you should not take any medication on your own , need rx and your physician supervision , self administration is dangerous.

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I am alergic to penicillan, sulfa and cipro (ciprofloxacin). I have used microbid so much it doesn't work now. What can I take for u.T.I.'s?

UTI. Getting a culture and sensitivity might help to choose either a tetracycline derivative or azithromycin, or others depending upon the results. If necessary it may be necessary to undergo desensitization but only if the infection is upper tract. Good luck. Read more...

Need expert help. Can someone allergic to penicillin or sulfa take cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

I would not expect . to see cross-sensitivity between ciprofloxacin (a flouroquinolone) and either a penicillin or a sulfa drug. All 3 are chemically different. While a person could be allergic to all three, it would typically be considered three different allergies, not a single allergy related to all three medications. Read more...

I have a tooth infection but I'm allergic to penicillin. Is 500mg Cipro (ciprofloxacin) something I can take to help?

No. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not an antibiotic used to fight dental infections, and even if it were, it would not cure your dental problems. Please call a local dentist, make an appointment, and be treated. You cannot do this on your own, no matter what. Dental problems need to be physically corrected by a dentist. Read more...
See a dentist ASAP. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a second-choice bacteriostatic antibiotic, becoming first choice for treating dental infections in patients allergic to penicillin. However, if you rely on antibiotics and not a definitive treatment, the infection will come back. Read more...
Penicillin testing. Even though Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is typically tolerated if pcn-allergic, sounds like HealthTap dentists don't feel it is effective on dental infections. Go see an allergist to get penicillin testing, so a dentist can prescribe you the best antibiotic. Good chance you're no longer allergic. And follow their recommendations; get it done right the first time. . Read more...

Can a Z pack be given for a UTI? I absolutely refuse to take fluoroquinolone meds such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and I'm allergic to Penicillin

Probably . Discuss with your doctor, usually it isn't the first choice, there are other alternatives, and better be guided by antibiotics sensitivity of urine culture, rather than emperor treatment, your doctor would explain, good luck . Read more...

Allergic to many broad spectrum antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporins. Clindamycin, Bactrim, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave C Diff. What would work for Sinus?

Sinus Infection. It sounds like it may be safer not to use antibiotics. A steroid spray with a course of Prednisone may help. Even gentle saline spray may be useful. Talk to your doctor about your allergies and testing to confirm them. All the best. Read more...

I got switched to Macrobid but took one 500mg cipro (ciprofloxacin) 4 hours ago. Is it ok to take the Macrobid now and not take the cipro (ciprofloxacin) again? Don't want to wait

Macrobid vs cipro (ciprofloxacin) You were presumably switched for a reason. Maybe the laboratory reported back that the bug that was infewcting you was not sensitive -i,e, was not destroyed by cipro (ciprofloxacin) but was by macrobid. You should speak to your doc about why he choose to switch your antibiotics. Read more...

Prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) for questionable uti can you crush it? Scared to take it I had good experience with macrobid the nurse said cipro (ciprofloxacin) is all I can take

Take the cipro (ciprofloxacin) Just because a particular antibiotic worked for previous UTI doesn't mean it would be effective next time. The best antibiotic depends on the particular bacteria causing each infection. In this case, it sounds like the nurse believes your UTI is caused by a germ resistant to Macrobid but susceptible to ciprofloxacin. Take it as prescribed. You can crush cipro if it's hard to take the whole pills. Read more...