Allergy Community
penicillin
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to airbourne allergies, eye allergies, shots, anaphylaxis, asthma, children's allergies, hives, insect stings, rhinitis, sinuses, and allergies to drugs, foods, and pets.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

penicillin

can penicillin be used as a last resort even if you are elergic to it
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi
Thanks for writing to the forum!
I am not sure why penicillin is the last resort for you. However penicillin allergy itself is very dangerous. Even if it causes mild reaction at the first dose, subsequent doses’ cumulative anaphylaxis is itself life threatening. Today there are many alternatives to penicillin.
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage without further details. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!

Blank
Avatar_m_tn
thankyou for replying to my question the person we are talking about was my farther inlaw who sadly died after being in hospital for approx 8 hours he was given penicillin just before he passed we were lead to belive it was used as a last resort we find this hard to come to term with again thankyou for taking the time responding to us
Blank
351246_tn?1379685732
Oh! I am so sorry!!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Allergy Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
1684282_tn?1350782543
Blank
The Death by Heroin
Feb 03 by Julia M Aharonov, DOBlank
Top Asthma & Allergy Answerers
746512_tn?1388811180
Blank
Tammy2009
Calgary, AB
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
choo_choo
TX