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Water Pill Options When Allergic to Sulfa

Water Pill Options When Allergic to Sulfa

Patients who are allergic to sulfa and require a diuretic (“water”) pill have several options. In general, the sulfa contained in antibiotic drugs has a slightly different chemical structure than the sulfa compounds found in diuretics. As a result, people who are allergic to sulfa antibiotics may be able to take a sulfa-containing diuretic without […] ... More