Is penicillin ok for a 5 year old?

Answer Only a pediatrician is able to inform you if penicillin is indicated for your baby. Get used to avoid antibiotics whenever you can do it. Antibiotics require special attention on prescribing it, Y... Read More »

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Why isn't it advisable to remove abscessed teeth because your 7-year-old niece had one and the dentist decided to remove it anyway even though she's allergic to penicillin and was in a lot of pain?

Answer I'm thinking the dentist removed it because it was a baby tooth and it was probably in the best interest of the child to get rid of the abscess.Being allergic to penicillin shouldn't have an... Read More »

Is keflex penicillin?

Kelfex is not related to penicilliin. Although it functions in the same way, it is part of a group of antibiotics called Sulfers. Some people who are allergic to Penicillin and its derivatives, can... Read More »

Who invented penicillin?

Penicillin was not invented, but it was discovered. In 1928, the Scottish research scientist Alexander Fleming left a bacteria-smeared culture plate in his lab. When he came back to it two weeks la... Read More »

Is clindamycin a penicillin?

No, clindamycin is not a type of penicillin medication. Typically, you will see penicillin medications as having a suffix of "cillin" in the name of the medication. Clindamycin is an alternative an... Read More »