Questions and answers

Is indapamide a sulfa drug?

Is indapamide a sulfa drug?

What we do know is that there are 2 classes of sulfonamides—those with an aromatic amine (the antimicrobial sulfonamides) and those without (eg, the diuretics acetazolamide, furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, and indapamide).

Are loop diuretics contraindicated in sulfa allergy?

Therefore, in clinical practice, the use of thiazide or some loop diuretics is often avoided in patients with a prior history of sulfonamide allergy.

What can you not take with indapamide?

lithium (used to treat depression). You should not take indapamide with lithium due to the risk of increased levels of lithium in the blood. medicines for heart rhythm problems such as quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone, sotalol, ibutilide, dofetilide or digitalis.

Can someone with a sulfa allergy take hydrochlorothiazide?

Yep, these are safe if you have a sulfa allergy. Thiazide diuretics like chlorthalidone and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) are used to treat high blood pressure and are fine to take even if you’ve been told you have a sulfa allergy to Bactrim.

What are the side effects of indapamide 1.25 mg?

Indapamide side effects

  • headache.
  • dizziness.
  • fatigue, weakness, or loss of energy.
  • muscle cramps or spasms.
  • increased urination (during the first few weeks of treatment)

Can I take hydrochlorothiazide if I have a sulfa allergy?

Can you take Amlodipine If you have a sulfa allergy?

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to sulfa drugs, or if you are unable to urinate. Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

How do you treat allergic reaction to sulfa?

If you have an allergic reaction to sulfa drugs, treatment will be centered on relieving your symptoms. Your doctor may prescribe antihistamines or corticosteroids to relieve hives, rash, and itching. A bronchodilator may be prescribed if you have respiratory symptoms.

What are the side effects of sulfa drugs?

Side effects of sulfonamides may include:

  • Skin rash.
  • Itching.
  • Headache.
  • Dizziness.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Tiredness.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Pale skin.

What time of day should I take indapamide?

It’s usual to take it once a day, in the morning. Do not take indapamide too late in the day (after 4pm) or at night, otherwise you may have to wake up to go to the toilet.

Can I take Cipro if allergic to penicillin and sulfa?

Tetracyclines (e.g. doxycycline), quinolones (e.g. ciprofloxacin), macrolides (e.g. clarithromycin), aminoglycosides (e.g. gentamicin) and glycopeptides (e.g. vancomycin) are all unrelated to penicillins and are safe to use in the penicillin allergic patient.