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I am allergic to most drugs. Penicillin, sulfa drugs, keflex,

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I am allergic to most drugs. Penicillin, sulfa drugs, keflex, cipro. I have an UTI and macrobid does not clear it up. What other med would work. Dr. has told me there isn't much else they can do for me. I suggested tetracycline. Would that be a safe drug to take?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Doctor G. replied 7 years ago.
Can you tell me what kind of allergic reactions you have?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Penicillin put me in the hospital for 2 weeks. They thought I had polio because I could not move and was as red as an apple. This was back in the late 50's. Sulfa drugs make me violently ill with nausea and weakness. The other drugs cause me to break out in a rash and hives.
Expert:  Doctor G. replied 7 years ago.
There are different antibiotics
One is fosfomycin the other is Doripenem and the last you can try is doxycycline.

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