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can I take azithromycin if Im allergic to augmentin


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Yes. Azithromycin is chemically similar to erythromycin.  The primary antibiotic in Augmentin is penicillin-based (amoxicillin). They are two, very different antibiotics. Some unfortunate people are allergic to both.

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