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

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

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).

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Ferrous sulfate vs elemental iron from dried ferrous sulfate?

Ferrous sulfate has 65mg elemental iron per 325 mg, dried ferrous sulfate has 50mg elemental iron per 160mg. The RDA percentage listed on the bottles ...

1 answer 22 Sep 2009

Can anyone recommend a brand of ferrous sulfate that is free of dyes?

In a google search, I've been unable to locate any brands of ferrous sulfate without dyes (red, yellow, blue, other). Can anyone recommend any ...

1 answer 23 Feb 2011

What is Albuterol Sulfate. Is Sulfate Sulfa?

I am allergic to Sulfa and many preservatives. Is there an Albuterol inhaler without the Sulfate?

0 answers 17 May 2013

Can I take an antacids while taken ferrous sulfate?

I take ferrous sulfate twice a day and right now I have an upset stomach and would like to take an Alka-Seltzer would it be ok?

0 answers 28 May 2014