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Should I take Levaquin if I'm allergic to Penecillin?

The doctor gave me Levaquin for my urinary tract infection.I read some people who were allergic to penecillin,took Levaquin and were allergic to that,I'm affraid to try to it.


Asked by Anonymous at 3:32 PM on Aug. 14, 2009 in Health

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Answers (3)
  • Call your pharmacist- he will be able to tell you if its safe or not. My pharmacist has caught several potential problem meds for me, and that's why I always use the same one for meds. If the doctor doesn't notice your allergies, the pharmacist usually catches it when they fill it.

    Answer by Emuu at 3:35 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • I've taken levaquin before, without too much of an issue. All abx make me violently ill. But No hives or anything.

    Answer by Arisce at 3:37 PM on Aug. 14, 2009

  • yup i agree to call the pharmacy and ask them.

    Answer by Mesha125 at 6:26 PM on Aug. 14, 2009