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Old 06-04-2005, 07:36 AM   #3
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Re: allergic to most antibiotics

Interesting! That is the list of ones I CAN'T take! And my dcotor just threw up his hands when I reported my reaction to a Z-pak...which I had succesfully taken many times before! I also was sick a lot when young and took massive doses of antibitotics which is why I'm allergic to so many today. As for desensitizing you to them, I'm not sure that flies. My doctor, an immunologist, said that they can test you to see if you are still allergic to a drug but that you run the risk that the allergy will return. Of course, a lot of it depends on the allergic reaction you have to it. If it is just hives or something along those lines, it wouldn't be that bad. Anaphalactic shock is another thing altogether and I wouldn't - and won't - even consider those drugs.