A patient has a history of severe allergic reaction to Glipizide.  A nurse would also expect a reaction to which of the following medications?

Hydrochlorothiazide
Mafenide
Sulfasalazine
Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole

Explanation

•Glipizide is a sulfa-containing medication for type 2 diabetes. Sulfa allergies are common and all sulfa-containing medications can potentially cause allergic reactions. However, sulfa antibiotics are the most common source of allergic reactions for patients.

•Linezolid and Cefazolin are non-sulfa containing antibiotics.  Linezolid is a oxazolidinone and Cefazolin is a cephalosporin.  Cephalosporins are penicillin containing antibiotics

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