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My daughter is on amoxicillin and woke up with ves this

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My daughter is on amoxicillin and woke up with hives this morning. Should I have her discontinue taking it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question.

I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

Since when is she taking amoxicillin?

Why is she taking it?

How old is she?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has taken it for a week now for acute bronchitis. The prescription length is 10 days twice a day, 2 tsp of 500 mg. She is 3.5 years old.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She isn't having trouble breathing and hasn't complained of itching.
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for the input.

Drug allergy usually occurs when the medicines are taken & disappears when the drug is withdrawn.

But in a few cases it can occur a few days after starting the medicine.

When there is no itching, I feel you should contact her doctor for an examination to decide about continuing antibiotic.

Sometimes, infections can cause rash too.

The nature of the rash or hive needs to be determined.

You can give Zyrtec, meanwhile.

This will distinguish whether it is allergic in nature.

I hope this information will be helpful.

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Wish her healthy life.