Who invented penicillin?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

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 »

Can Penicillin cause a rash?

Yes if you have a reaction to it.

Can you use penicillin when you are pregnant?

penicillin and pregnancy The condition of pregnancy alone does not contraindicate the use of Penicillin during pregnancy however each individual should be seen by an obstetrician to determine if th... Read More »