Nope. Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. Sulfas are antibiotics.
Is acyclovir a sulfa drug
Sulfa antibiotics is the family that the drug Silvadene belongs to.
Per my pharmacist, no it is not a sulfa drug!
Is Cosopt eye drops a sulfa drug
Penicillin is not a sulfa drug.
Yes, Lasix ( furosemide) does contain the compound sulfonamide in its molecular structure, so it has sulfa in it; however, it is usually considered to be a drug related to the sulfa drugs rather than a true sulfa drug. People who are allergic to sulfa may have a allergice reaction to Lasix but the chance is much smaller than to a true sulfa drug like an antibiotic in that family.
The drug Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. It is prescribed for people who have the herpes simplex virus. It can give a dirty uring if it is tested for at the time.
For anyone who is has a sulfa allergy, it is important to know which prescription or non-prescription medications are sulfa-based. If you are suffering from any type of bacterial infection, be sure to tell your doctor about your allergy. The reason is that one of the popular options, the Zithromax z-pak, is sulfa-based and may cause a severe allergic reaction.