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Sulfa? bactrim?

what are the odds of developing a drug allergy to bactrim after taking it a lot of times? My dd takes it a lot, but i've heard its rare to develop an allergy

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notjstasocermom

Asked by notjstasocermom at 1:37 PM on Dec. 3, 2012 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • One of my dd's had to take it repeatedly, like every three to four weeks, for over a year. She did develop hives from it. I thought it was chicken pox at first, but when the spots got as big as a quarter in less than an hour, I knew it wasn't that! (this was before the chicken pox vaccine, too.)
    29again

    Answer by 29again at 10:25 PM on Dec. 11, 2012

  • ok thanks.
    notjstasocermom

    Comment by notjstasocermom (original poster) at 6:56 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • ^^^ Ditto.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 5:47 PM on Dec. 3, 2012

  • I am allergic to Sulfa, but the allergy was obvious the first time I took it. I don't know about developing an allergy to it over time.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 3:13 PM on Dec. 3, 2012

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