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Is it okay to go for flu shot while on antibiotics?

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is it okay to get the flu shot while you are taking antibiotics ( for UTI)
Posted Mon, 4 Nov 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Hariom Sharma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
No contraindication with antibiotics

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your query.

You can go for flu shot even you are on antibiotic course.
Only there are some conditions in which person should not receive the flu shot-
1.Severe allergic reaction to influenza vaccine.
2.History of Guillain Barre Syndrome that occurred after the influenza vaccine.
3.Who have had an allergic reaction to egg , if vaccine is not egg free.
4.Fever when you got to get your flu shot.
5. Infant when less than 6 years of age.

If you have any doubt, I will be available for your query.
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