• cherokee53 cherokee53
    September 08, 2008
    does Pseudoephedrine HCL have sulfa in it
    cherokee53 cherokee53
    September 08, 2008

    I am alergic to sulfa. My Pc at the vet clinic gave me 2 sripts the other day because the are so swamped alot of times they dont check for things like allergies . Last year she wrote me a script that had sulfa in it I never would have known fortunately the pharmasist that filled that script was from the female clinic and had just seen me in a private consult the week before and remembered me.  I had a stroke? brain bleed 3 years ago so I have to be careful of the kind of meds I take no decongestion meds and because of my allergy nothing with sulfa in it.so if someone could please tell me if Pseudoephedrine has sulfa in it or not I would really apprecite it

     

     

     

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  • Casey McNulty
    Health Guide
    September 10, 2008
    Casey McNulty
    Health Guide
    September 10, 2008

    Hi cherokee53,

     

    Thank you for your question. Pseudoephedrine does not have sulfa in it, but it is a decongestant. I didn't really understand what you were saying about not taking decongestants, but I want to be sure that you know pseudoephedrine is a decongestant. Also, be sure that every pharmacy that you go to knows that you have a sulfa allergy. They should all be able to make a note in their computer that you have such an allergy, and that will remind them to make sure the medications you get filled are okay for your to take. I hope this helps!

     

    Best of luck,

    Casey


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