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What is the remedy for side affects caused by taking penicillin ?

Hello docs, m 22 fmle, last year in Jan i got severe tooth infection n got my root canal dne n my dentst gve me a 3days course of MOX caps, i was unaware of the fact that m allergic to amoxicillin/penicillin and ii took only 1capsule that day n rashes appeared on my entire face , m still facing its side effects of this antibiotic,breathing prob n bacterial vaginosis are 2 main problms m goin thru evn after taking alot of prescribed medications by sme doctrs bt it didnt work for me, m losing my weight day by day i look like a skeleton now,nothings working out on me please help me doctor!!!!!!!!
Wed, 11 Jan 2012
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Penicillins is one of well known drug to cause allergy & also the most common to cause allergy.penicillin allergy most commonly occurs in young adults, reactions can occur at any age. Women appear to be at higher risk . even death can occur due to penicillin allergy in certain people . Symptoms of an allergic reaction to penicillin may include anaphylaxis, , swelling below-the-skin , asthmatic symptoms, as well as non-allergic symptoms such as serum sickness, anemia, and other drug rashes.
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