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ohioperson22
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Just wondering if anyone out there with a penicillin allergy was able to tolerate a third-generation like ceftriaxone, cefixime, or cefpodoxime, and not get an allergic reaction?


Further, was your LLMD willing to prescribe you the medication with the stipulation that you had a 2% chance of reaction (which by the way doesn't exceed the non-PCN-allergic population for third-generation cephalosporins)?

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Yes, I am allergic to penicillin and took Cefdinir from an LLMD with no problems.
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bcb1200
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Daughter allergic to amoxy and does fine on multiple cephalosporins

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