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Is There A Difference Between Sulfa And Sulfur Medications
Yes: Many people have taken "sulfa" drugs (usually an antibiotic) and have had allergic reactions to them (usually hives). This does not mean they are allergic to all medications containing the element "sulfur." for example, you may be allergic to sulfamethoxazole (an antibiotic) but not to hydrochlorothiazide (a sulfur containing high blood pressure medication). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I really need to know if i'm allergic to sulfa drugs so I can use a prescription facial cleanser with sulphur?
See your Doctor: If one suspects a drug allergy then see pcp or allergists to review the drug in question and the reaction that occurred. If the clinical history suggests a potential drug allergy then skin testing may be performed to conform this. Occasionally, an oral challenge may be done as well. ...Read more
Sulfur is not sulfa: Sulfur is an element that is part of many molecules. Sulfa is a term referring to a class of drugs, mostly antibiotics. Allergy sulfa drugs doesn't mean allergy to sulfur. Sulfur is not a commonly used medicine. ...Read more
Psilocybin mushrooms: Psilocybin mushrooms have hallucinogenic effects. Whether they contain sulfa or not - they are still unsafe for health. ...Read more
I've been prescribed ciprofloxacin HCl 500mg...
I'am alergic to sulfa... I'm having doubts about taking this medication?
Are either cefuroxime or novalgin sulfa based medications? If i'm allergic to amoxicillin would either of these cause problems?
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