Allergic reaction to sulfa antibiotics - page 2
Pharm class got me thinking ... A long time ago when I was 20 I was referred to a urologist for tx of recurring UTIs. She prescribed an antibiotic (which one is a mystery - I didn't pay much... Read More
Jun 18, '04Occupation: RN/Charge Nurse Emergency Department; ACLS Instructor; Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Joined: Nov '03; Posts: 65; Likes: 6Quote from earle58People who are allergic to sulfa can have a sensitivity to any of the sulfa-based drugs, including Lasix. I found out the hard way that Celebrex (NSAID) has sulfonamides in it. I am allergic to sulfa and when I took a sample dose of Celebrex that the doctor had given me, I developed hives and a swollen face. If you go to Google and type in "lasix sulfa allergy", there are all kinds of links to articles that explain the cross-sensitivity.my dtr. used to take bactrim for her ear infections until one time she had a sandpaper rash covering her abdomen. her pediatrician labeled it an allergy. now is it true that people that are allergic to sulfa, cannot take lasix?