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Is metformin safe for someone allergic to sulpher?

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kaismama 24 Sep 2013

A you're not allergic to sulpher, you're allergic to sulfonamides. There is a big difference. You can take metformin..

casqrlb8 13 Jan 2017

Please don't be an idiot. The question is allergic to SULPHUR. The mineral. Many are, as I am.

DzooBaby 24 Sep 2013

If you mean you are allergic to the antibiotic, it is sulfa (not sulpher-totally different chemical) short for sulfonomides ( a type of antibiotic) Metformin is not a sulfonomide.

masso 24 Sep 2013

It belongs to the drug class of non-sulfonylureas.

suzanne66 25 Sep 2013

Yes, you can safely take Metformin if you are allergic to sulpha drugs. free discount card

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