What medicines should be avoided by patients suffering from "sulfa allergy"?

12 June 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the limited evidence available on cross-sensitivity between sulfonamide-containing medicines and lists classes of medication that contain a sulfonamide in their…
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

genericAcord UK Ltd

Acord UK Ltd
Tablets 80/400mg, 160/800mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from light.
9 November 2022

Lactation Safety Information

Trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole

Trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole
Limited published evidence of safety
Small amounts in breast milk
For short-term use only due to risk of folate deficiency
Avoid in known G6PD deficiency, hyperbilirubinaemia, and in jaundiced premature infants because of risk of kernicterus
Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances and oral candida infection, especially if used in high doses, although these effects are unlikely to occur
30 July 2020