If I am allergic to penicillin, can I take clindamycin 150 mg?
If you are allergic to penicillin, clindamycin is a potential alternative antibiotic for individuals who are allergic to penicillin or other penicillin-like medications. In addition, it is important to note that patients who are allergic to penicillin are also more prone to be allergic to other antibiotics. Therefore, if you have a drug allergy, you should always inform your doctor and pharmacist before starting any type of new medication. It is also a good idea to wear a medical alert bracelet or pendant, or carry a card that identifies your drug allergy. In case of emergency, it could save your life.
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