Alternatives to Penicillin?

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Many people have a penicillin allergy and there are alternatives that can be prescribed. One common alternative to penicillin is cephalosporin which treats many of the same conditions. Macrolides, Batctrim and carbapenems may also be prescribed in place of penicillin.
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