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Is it safe to take Ferrous Sulfate if you are allergic to medications with sulphur/sulfa in them?

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13 Sep 2009

What type of sulfa allergy do you have?
. Sulfonamide allergy
· Sulfite allergy
· Sulfate allergy
See http://www.rphworld.com/pharmacist/viewlink-25474.html for more detail.
You are fine to take Ferrous Sulphate unless you have a sulphate allergy (which is extremely rare).

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