What are some antibiotics that do not contain penicillin?


There are quite a number of antibiotics that do not contain penicillin. Some of these antibiotics include Cephalexin, Keflex, Zithromax and Zmax. These types of antibiotics are completely unrelated to penicillin. In general, a medication that is related to penicillin will have a similar sounding name. For example, amoxocillin is related to penicillin and can cause some of the same allergic reactions among people who are allergic to penicillin.
Q&A Related to "What are some antibiotics that do not contain..."
below is a link to a pretty comprehensive list of antibiotics. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_antibiotics. if you are asking in relation to a penecillin allergy then you may
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