Question about IBS-UC meds

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Scrappyjrt
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   Posted 12/28/2006 11:57 AM (GMT -7)   
Are some of the meds for IBS and UC sulfa based?

 


7Lil
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   Posted 12/28/2006 12:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Scrappy,
It is my understanding that many antibiotics are sulfa based. Some IBS symptoms (bacterial overgrowth or H.Pylori) are treated with antibiotics but I doubt UC is treated with antibiotics. Here are just a few common sulfa based antibiotics: Penicillin, Amoxicillin, Tetracycline, Doxycycline, Zithromax & Ciprofloxacin.
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Scrappyjrt
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   Posted 12/28/2006 12:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Thank you for the info,7Lil. I am just getting over a really bad attack of diverticulitis and a kidney infection (passed that dang stone,finally).

 

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