whether patients who are allergic to sulfonamides can take Celebrex or Bextra

Questions keep coming up about whether patients who are allergic to sulfonamides can take Celebrex or Bextra.

About 3% of patients develop allergic reactions to sulfonamide antibiotics.

These patients sometimes react to other drugs that contain the sulfonamide structure...thiazides, sulfonylureas, etc.

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