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What foods and products should be avoided by someone who is allergic to sulfa drugs?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sulfa vs. sulfite

Sulfa drugs include antibiotics [septra, bactrim, pediazole] some water pills, sulfonylurea diabetes medicines, celebrex (celecoxib).
There are no related food allergies. More information here: http://allergies.About.Com/od/medicationallergies/a/sulfa_2.Htm sulfites are common preservatives in food and certain drugs. You can find more info here: http://allergies.About.Com/od/foodallergies/a/sulfites.Htm.

In brief: Sulfa vs. sulfite

Sulfa drugs include antibiotics [septra, bactrim, pediazole] some water pills, sulfonylurea diabetes medicines, celebrex (celecoxib).
There are no related food allergies. More information here: http://allergies.About.Com/od/medicationallergies/a/sulfa_2.Htm sulfites are common preservatives in food and certain drugs. You can find more info here: http://allergies.About.Com/od/foodallergies/a/sulfites.Htm.
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: None

Sulfa drug allergy has not shown to preclude anyone to a particular food allergy.

In brief: None

Sulfa drug allergy has not shown to preclude anyone to a particular food allergy.
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