How do you know if you're allergic to penicillin? I mean, do you just take it to find out. I just picked up a prescription for the generic form of Augmentin to prevent an infection from a cat bite. I don't recall being allergic, but I don't recall ever taking penicillin. I'm 35, and I do sort of remember taking a chalky liquid prescription sometime when I was growing up (in the 70s or 80s). Would this have been penicillin? If so, I did not have a reaction.
- Penicillin Information for Consumers
- Penicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Penicillin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
My daughter is allergic to pennicillin and was proscribed cefprozil and I am freaking out about giving it to her. She injured her foot at the ...
1 answer • 14 Aug 2010
i'm dealing with an abcessed tooth and i've been advised to take amoxicillin for the infection and swelling but i have an allergy history ...
1 answer • 24 Oct 2011
1 answer • 17 Dec 2012
I am currently taking penicillin for tonsillitis and glandular fever. My girlfriend is allergic to penicillin, we share a cigarette sometimes. Can we ...
2 answers • 27 Mar 2014
My husband has just been prescribed Doxycycline and I am worried about being near him as I am highly allergic to Penicillin and get blisters on my ...
2 answers • 14 Apr 2014