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02-07-2009, 04:09 AM
How common is it for someone with Lupus to be allergic to any medications with SULFA?

Just wondering...

my mom is allergic and so am I...

she has lupus...

02-07-2009, 04:17 AM
Cupcakes :)

What roughly has sulpha in?
ive never heard of this, but im very interested,



02-07-2009, 04:26 AM
Its in alot of anti-biotics and some of the capsules for meds.

Sulfa or sulfonamides, a group of drugs that includes those with and without antibiotic characteristics. Antibiotic sulfonamides were the first antibiotics used to treat infections, although today are used much less frequently given their common side effects. Common sulfa antibiotics include SeptraŽ, BactrimŽ and PediazoleŽ.

02-07-2009, 04:36 AM
hey cupcakes,

that was anice quick reply thanx :)

Im sorry no i dont think im allergic to sulfa, i do take a capsule 3 days a week but not had any of what i think your describing,
cheers for letting me know tho