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Table 1 Frequency of documented antibiotic allergies

From: An audit of antimicrobial prescribing by dental practitioners in the north east of England and Cumbria

Antibiotic Frequency Percent
Amoxicillin 135 7.1
Metronidazole 19 1
Phenoxymethylpenicillin 10 0.5
Erythromycin 6 0.3
Amoxicillin and Phenoxymethylpenicillin 3 0.2
Cefalexin 3 0.2
Amoxicillin and Erythromycin 2 0.1
Amoxicillin and Metronidazole 2 0.1
Amoxicillin and Ampicillin 2 0.1
Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Phenoxymethylpenicillin 2 0.1
Ampicillin 2 0.1
Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Phenoxymethylpenicillin, Co-amoxiclav 1 0.1
Phenoxymethylpenicillin and Metronidazole 1 0.1
Azithromycin 1 0.1
Clindamycin 1 0.1
No known antibiotic allergy 1611 85.1
No information provided 92 4.9
Total 1893 100