Suggest alternative medication in place of Clindamycin

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Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2016 in General Health
Question: I have a wisdom tooth and an abscess by which I got prescribed Clindamycin and Flagyl. I can not tolerate clindamycin, What else I can take ? I am allergic to penicillin and cephalosporin
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 57 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You may try Bactrim.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

A well known combination of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (Bactrim) can be helpful in this case.

Hope this helps. Feel free to ask further questions.
Regards.
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