bigger push to use a cephalosporin for common respiratory tract infections in patients allergic to penicillin

You'll see a bigger push to use a cephalosporin for common respiratory tract infections in patients allergic to penicillin.

Macrolides used to be the go-to alternative in these patients...but they're often not reliable anymore due to increased resistance.

Now guidelines for acute otitis media and sinusitis are more liberal about using cephalosporins in kids with a penicillin allergy.

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