more "cephalosporin" antibiotics (cefdinir, etc) used to treat respiratory infections in patients allergic to penicillin

You'll see more "cephalosporin" antibiotics (cefdinir, etc) used to treat respiratory infections in patients allergic to penicillin.

You're probably used to hearing patients say they're allergic to penicillin or amoxicillin...but they can't recall what type of reaction they had or when the reaction occurred.

And you've heard prescribers and pharmacists say these patients can't get antibiotics related to penicillin.

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