Can you take Bactrim Ds if your allergic to penicillin?

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9 Aug 2009

Yes, Bactrim DS is a sulfonamide .
It contains sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim. It is in no way related to Penicillin. It is safe to take if you are allergic to Penicillin.

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juliearms 9 Aug 2009

Thank you Suzanne.

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