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... acquired' a sulfa allergy. ... (7 replies)
... reactions to every other class of med, I saw a cardiologist who put me on 25mg of HCTZ, despite the fact that I told him I had a terrible reaction to Bactrim, a sulfa drug. He said all the diuretics are sulfa drugs, but he did not think that would apply to me. ... (20 replies)
... Yes I discovered I am allergic to some sulfa drugs, one I believe that is used for bladder infection, ended up with passing a kidney stone and kidneys barely working. ... (8 replies)

Sulfa Alergy
May 8, 2005
... are sulfa derivatives. ... (3 replies)
... sulfa diuretics that have worked well for others? ... (5 replies)
... I really appreciate your insights on the sulfa allergy. It seems a number of bp meds have a warning about sulfa. Do you have problems with wine or other things that have sulfites in them? ... (20 replies)
... if you are allergic to sulfa you may not be able to take hctz either. It is in the prescribing info. ... (10 replies)
... finally too the HTCZ away and no more problems. Dr thought might be sensitive to sulfa drugs which HTCZ has. I also was ordered a CT scan any everything came out fine. ... (8 replies)
... Kaco, Ethacryinic acid (Edecrin) is the a diuretic for people who have an allergy to sulfa. I have no experience with it but maybe you could give it a run for the money. The University Of Saskatchuan School of Pharmacy also recommends these three alternative diuretics: amiloride, spironolactone, triamterene. Medscape recommends these: (5 replies)
Oct 15, 2005
... thiazides are a sulfa base. ... (9 replies)
... Regarding the diuretic idea... If you are allergic to sulfa then the thiazides are out and so are the loop diuretics. ... (5 replies)
Jun 17, 2007
... and finally the postassium sparing diuretics which reclaim lost potassium and slow it's excretion. ... (12 replies)
... caused major allergic reactions for me as I am allergic to Sulfa drugs. And they caused my vessels to constrict, definately not what a person with HBP wants. ... (42 replies)
Need advise
Aug 7, 2007
... THe sulfa connction is VERY tenuous and lots of people who cannot tolerate sulfa CAN take HCTZ. ... (7 replies)
Sufa's and BP Meds
Nov 25, 2006
... You are talking about TWO allergies, sulfa and penicillin. VERY different an both dangerous. ... (3 replies)
... I am allergic to sulfa but have been successful in using diuretics containing sulfa. I also use Norvasc, a calcium channel blocker. Current diuretic is Maxzide. ... (8 replies)
Sep 28, 2003
... The thiazide diuretics are supposed to LESSEN swelling in the fingers rather than cause it. ... (2 replies)
... at this point, it's theoretical... that said, I can't take the thiazides because of the sulfa allergy, my PCP says the loop diuretics for BP are rarely used anymore because of the side effects. Also, the loops, except for Edecrin have the sulfa problem too. ... (6 replies)
Lotensin and HCTZ
Oct 30, 2013
... however there is no rebound of pressure or discontinuation syndromes attached to them. Old drugs like resperpine and hydralazine may be useful to taper from but diuretics can just be stopped. ... (2 replies)
... Are you sure its the sulfa & not the dye in HCTZ that is causing the rash? I was allergic to the dye so I had HCTZ made up without the dye by a compound pharmacist (they are all over the country.) I've also taken Clonidine so I know too well the Zombie routine. Congratulations for getting off of it. You can check out the other diuretics probably on Web MD but make... (1 replies)

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