Drug Allergy

  • Are you one of the 90% of patients who no longer have a penicillin allergy?

    Testing for penicillin allergies. Had a penicillin allergy as a kid? You probably don’t now. To prove a penicillin allergy exists, we skin test with penicillin and one of its breakdown products.  You will be tested with what we call the major breakdown product of penicillin (commercially available as PrePen), plain penicillin and in some […]