Are you allergic to penicillin? Watch this health and wellness tip from Dr. Savant.
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Dr. Marc Savant: Hi! I’m Dr. Marc Savant for Savant MD. Today’s wellness tip is about Penicillin Allergy. Penicillin is the most common Antibiotic to which people are allergic. The most common and mild symptoms of Penicillin Allergy include rash, hives, swollen lips, or itchy skin. The more serious reactions would include atropine blood pressure, difficulty in breathing, or even dizziness. For the mild symptoms, the first treatment is to taken antihistamine like Diphenhydramine and for the more serious symptoms it’s best to seek medical attention right away. For more health and wellness tips, please visit SavantMD.com. I’m Dr. Marc Savant. Be well.