I am allergic to sulfa-based medications, I went to the doctor and she almost forgot that I had this allergy. I had more tests done, and did not have to see my doctor this time, was prescribed this drug, and I just want to make sure that it is not a sulfa-based medication.
Cefuroxime does not contain a sulphonamide group (a molecular structure containing sulfur).
People with a "sulfa allergy" are allergic to sulphonamides so cefuroxime should not cause any problems.
- Cefuroxime Information for Consumers
- Cefuroxime Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cefuroxime (detailed)
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