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Allergic Reactions To Cipro
Not likely: Just because you have an allergy to Bactrim doesn't put you at increased risk for developing an allergy to cipro (ciprofloxacin). There are lots of options for antibiotics that don't cross-react with sulfa drugs so you should be fine. If you want to understand your drug allergy in more detail see a board certified Allergist for further workup and evaluation. ...Read more
Is cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxian or cipro (ciprofloxacin) a member of the penicilin family cause im allergic to the cilin families?
Prostatitis, alergic to cipro, (ciprofloxacin) on amox 10 day 3x week. Is that long enough to cure issue? Net says 4 -6 weeks? On day 5 with only minimal relief.
The Net is right: Prostatitis is a difficult problem to treat. The prostate has a relatively poor blood supply and poor antibiotic penetration. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Bactrim twice daily for a month is the treatment. Sometimes, this may need to be extended to another month of treatment because of continued prostate pain and infection. This one is a real hassle -- recovery is slow. Hang in there! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would not expect : to see cross-sensitivity between ciprofloxacin (a flouroquinolone) and either a penicillin or a sulfa drug. All 3 are chemically different. While a person could be allergic to all three, it would typically be considered three different allergies, not a single allergy related to all three medications. ...Read more
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