I was prescribed 500 mg of amoxicillin four times a day for 7 days. I'm currently on my third dose and have not had a reaction yet. When I was younger I remember being told I had an allergic reaction to amoxicillin and cephalosporins. However as an adult I think I may have taken amoxicillin and been fine? I don't really remember. So my question is if I'm fine at my third dose does this mean I'm ok or that at least I won't go into anaphylactic shock?
The first time I had Amoxicillin, I broke out with a terrible rash after just one pill! The rash was terrible and 100x as bad as what I was being treated for. Turns out I was allergic to Penicillin. If you are terribly allergic, I believe you will know right away. Hope this helps. StarGlitter
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