Can I take Clarithromycin if I am allergic to Amoxicillin?
Person's Gender: Female
Person's Age: 25
I just started Clarithromycin today withOmeprazole, Metronidazol and Dicyclomine. I had severe stomach cramps and a trace of H. Pylori showed up and my Dr. said possible ulser as well and took a stool sample for the H. Pylori. No results on the stool sample yet. I have not been out of the country or even swimming in months. Thanks for your help.
Yes, you can take clarithromycin even if you are allergic to amoxicillin. There is no cross sensitivity between macrolides (clarithromycin) and beta lactams (amoxicillin).