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Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
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Is toradol a sulfa drug?

Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
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Toradol: Toradol is in in the family of heterocyclic Acetic Acid derivatives. It's not a sulfa drug. ...Read more

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Ampicillin And Sulbactam (Definition)

Ampicillin/sulbactam is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Is doxycycline a resistant drug?

Is doxycycline a resistant drug?

???: I don't know what you mean by a "resistant drug." bacteria can be resistant, not antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is there sulfa drug in clindamycin?

Different antibiotic: The sulfa antibiotics and Clindamycin are different classes of antibiotic and should not cross react in regard to drug allergies. ...Read more

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What class is amovicillin clavulanate?

What class is amovicillin clavulanate?

Antibiotic: Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanic acid is in a class of medications called beta-lactamase inhibitors. It works by preventing bacteria from destroying amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Is there a drug indapamide?

Is there a  drug indapamide?

Yes: indapamide is a diuretic ("water pill") used in treating hypertension, heart disease and other conditions where reducing your fluid load would benefit. ...Read more

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Is cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) a common drug used?

Is cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) a common drug used?

Yes: Used in breast cancer, lymphomas, sometimes myeloma, occasionally ovarian cancer. Probably one of the most common chemotherapy drugs used. ...Read more

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Is barium sulfate a sulfa drug ?

Is barium sulfate a sulfa drug ?

No: There does not appear to be any reason for people with sulfa or sulfite allergies to avoid medications that contain a sulfate salt such as barium sulfate. Here is the web page: http://allergies.About.Com/od/medicationallergies/a/sulfahub.Htm. ...Read more

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How common are serious side effects with the drug Bactrim? Is this drug safer than Cipro (ciprofloxacin)? I'm taking it for a prostate infection.

How common are serious side effects with the drug Bactrim?  Is this drug safer than Cipro (ciprofloxacin)?  I'm taking it for a prostate infection.

Prostate infection: Assuming your doc didn't have lab data demonstrating bacteria & antibiotic resistance (commonly referred to as culture & sensitivity), Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is better than Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole at getting into the prostate. All quinolones like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) carry a Black Box warning against tendonitis & tendon rupture, which while rare, is more common in elderly patients. Check out www.drugs.com for info ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter drug like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

No: In the usa antibiotics are not available over the counter. Excessive use of antibiotics leads to bacterial resistance. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Unasyn (Definition)

Unasyn is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more