Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

bactrim allergy signs

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: They are not in the same class of antibiotics, so being allergic to Bactrim does not imply you would also be allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin).

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 9-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Theyre different. However, no guarantee there won't be another allergy.
1
1 thank
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Avoid topical sulfa also. There are other creams or lotions not containing sulfa yet at least as effective. However sulfate or sulfite are not the sa ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Rash type: Different rash type and pattern .. Need to check with ur physician.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) allergy: Most commonly a rash. Sulfa drug.
2
2 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Sulfonamides: Depends on what the reaction is. Ige mediated allergy such as hives and anaphylaxis can occur in minutes.
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Prepping for what?: It depends on what you are trying to prepare for. Skin infection? Food poisoning? Anthrax?
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenthal
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: They are completely different types of antibiotics so a bactim allergy would not indicate a Doxycycline allergy. If you've never used Doxycycline the ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Absolutely NOT !!!!: Do not give your daughter bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) which is a sulfonamide (sulfa) and could, if she is truly allergic, produce a l ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably OK, but...: I doubt there is any serious potential for an adverse interaction. However, one of the problems with "natural" medicines, herbal products, and nutriti ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month