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... I was dx'd with strep throat yesterday at our local clinic, after having a rapid test. ... (6 replies)
... So I have suspected strep throat, for which my doc has prescribed Penicillin. ... (2 replies)
... I agree.. I'm allergic to Penicillin and that's what they usually give me as well (z-pack). The Zithromax has never set off my tachycardia so I haven't had to deal with that. lambast: I had the same exact reaction to penicillin that you did (I know a LOT of people who have as well.. about the same time frame too). I have taken Keflex once or twice with no problems... (6 replies)

... Just want to let you know that patients that are allergic to penicillin are usually prescribed erythromycin. ... (6 replies)
... Well, the new dr. also would have prescribed the Keflex. Unfortunately, there really aren't that many antibiotics that are appropriate for Strep A, so I'm very limited. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the suggestion but the last time I took a Z Pack I had a reaction - spiked a fever and had small blisters all around my lips. So we've added that to the list of antibiotics I am allergic to....sulfa drugs and tetracycline along with the penicillin (6 replies)
... I'm allergic to penicillin (anaphalxis) but had no problem with Keflex. Since you had hives before you could always take a benedryl with it just in case. As for the Z-pak, it's in the erythromycin family so I am surprised they gave it to you. (6 replies)
... I don't think the doctors are particularly concerned about my arrhythmia...the "best cardiologist in the state" declared it, essentially, a non-issue, so the general practitioners seem to think it's not likely to be a problem. However, with the rapid heartbeat from the Zithromax, I'm not willing to take that risk again! I've since read horror stories about the Z-pack that... (6 replies)

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