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Allergies - Penicillin

Why should someone with allergy to penicillin wear a MedicAlert medical ID ?

Penicillin is one of the most widely prescribed antibiotics and is a common allergy. Knowing this information upfront, before any surgery and medical emergency, is critical to avoiding preventable anaphylactic shock. MedicAlert provides you with the peace of mind that even when you can't tell paramedics and doctors; your MedicAlert ID and the 24-hour Emergency Hotline staff will. Don't take the risk.  Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people with allergy to penicillin?

Your MedicAlert medical ID bracelet is just what it sounds like: a medical alert to any paramedics or doctors who might be trying to save you in an emergency. Awareness of your condition can save you when every second counts.

Doctors often recommend that people wear an official MedicAlert ID bracelet. As a charity, we’ve been the trusted emergency information experts in Canada for over 55 years. Only MedicAlert ensures your bracelet is custom engraved in standard medical language reviewed by MedicAlert's medically trained specialists, and includes a 24/7 hotline to answer emergency questions from paramedics and emergency responders.

In fact, your MedicAlert medical ID works even when you're traveling. Our exclusive hotline specialists pick up the phone to take calls from paramedics in over 140 languages.

What types of medical IDs does MedicAlert have?

Your MedicAlert ID can be a bracelet, necklace, watch, wristband, and more. Our materials include gold, silver, stainless steel, and more. Browse our styles of MedicAlert ID jewellery for men, women and children.