Is Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim Related To Penicillin Im Allergic To Penicillin

Renay Says:

is sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim related to penicillin Im allergic to Penicillin
I have a cold and I wanted to make sure I am safe taking this drug

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Renay! How are you? I'm sorry that your sick.

No, this is a sulfa based antibiotic in a different drug family. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, joint aches, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea.

However, antibiotics will not do anything to treat a cold. Colds are caused by viruses and antibiotics, such as this, are only effective at treating bacterial infections. Additionally, taking it when it isn't appropriate creates the risk of your developing antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Littlee Says:

I am taking Apollo sulfate I'm DE tablets 800/10th for the past 3 days and I have been having major headache , from the morning ofter the first pill, and continues till now (4 pills) should I stop take it and go back to the doctor?

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