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My daughter was put on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) last night for a bladder infection. She has sulfa allergy. Is it ok?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: 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 life-threatening reaction.
If she has already taken it and has no reactions, might continue, but if any reactions stop and see the dr. Who prescribed this.

In brief: 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 life-threatening reaction.
If she has already taken it and has no reactions, might continue, but if any reactions stop and see the dr. Who prescribed this.
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