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Taken augmentin once instead of twice, sneeze, stuff nose. Is he allergic to penicillin?

My husband was put on augmentin for 10 days or so twice a day, but was mistakenly taking 1 daily. He realized more than a week later he was supposed to be taking 2 and began doing so. He has 6 left, 3 more days but is beginning to sneeze and has a stuffy nose. Does this mean he is allergic to penicilin? Should he stop taking them? I appreciatr all the advice you can give me.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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Radiologist 's  Response
May 2014
Thanks for writing in.

The sneezing and stuffy nose is unlikely to be an allergic reaction to penicillin. It might be a viral flu affecting him at the same time. He should take augmentin twice daily for remaining 3 days.

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Answered: Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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