Is keflex in the sulfa drug family?

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No, it's not.

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Sulfa drug Is Keflex a Sulfa Drug?

No. Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic which is chemically related to a penicillin. It does not contain a sulfa group in its structure, so it is not a sulfa drug.

Is cephalexin a sulfa drug?

No. Cephalexin (trade name Keflex) is a 1st generation cephalosporin, an antibiotic related to penicillin. It is not a sulfa drug or derivative.

Is acyclovir a sulfa drug family?

Is acyclovir a sulfa drug

Can you take keflex or cipro if you have allergy to sulfa?

Yes, since these are not sulfa drugs. According to several medical websites, examples of antibiotics that contain sulfa or sulfonamides are Septra, Bactrim, and the combination drug Erythromycin-sulfisoxazole.

Is amoxicillin a sulfa based drug?

Amoxicillin is not a sulfa drug. It is in the same family of antibiotics as penicillin. Examples of sulfa antibiotics are SMZ-TMP, Bactrim, Septra-DS.

Is there sulfa in keflex?

No - Keflex is one of the antibiotics my doctor says is safe for me to take and I'm allergic to sulpha drugs.

Is there sulfa in clindamycin?

Is Clindamycin a Sulfa Drug?No, clindamycin is not a sulfa drug and does not contain sulfa.

What family does silvadene belong to?

Sulfa antibiotics is the family that the drug Silvadene belongs to.

Is acyclovir in the sulfa drug family?

Nope. Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. Sulfas are antibiotics.

Is lasix 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.

Is penicillin a sulfa drug?

No, penicillin is not a Sulfa drug

Macrobid a sulfa drug?

Per my pharmacist, no it is not a sulfa drug!

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