Head over to this page: https://messageboards.webmd.com/health-conditions/f/lupus/2. Choose the tag from the drop-down menu that clicks most with you (and add it to any posts you create so others can easily find and sort through posts)3. Email us anytime at [email protected] I was dx in August with Lupus and my Rheumy said she was afraid to start me on Plaquenil since I had a bad reaction to a Sulfa antibiotic I took and the same reaction when a Dr gave me Lasix. I think I'm going to tell my Rheumy that I at least want to try Plaquenil and take the risk (I only got a really red rash that looked like measles when I had the reaction).thanks, Robin I have a sulfa allergy, and have taken Plaquenil for 4 years without any adverse effects. I read that the sulfa in Plaquenil is different from those in antibiotics and most people with Lupus have an allergy to Sulfa but can take Plaquenil without any problems. I can say, however, that I have not had any cross allergic reaction to other drugs sometimes associated with sulfa allergies. Chloroquine psychosis Recommandation surveillance ophtalmologique plaquenil Jan 14, 2014 Can you take Hydroxychloroquine if you are allergic to sulfa drugs? Asked by yjohns316 Updated 18 January 2014 Topics allergic reactions, hydroxychloroquine Dec 22, 2017 Sulfa allergy can result in serious complications, including anaphylaxis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a severe and potentially life-threatening type of allergic reaction. I am allergic to sulfates. Is all Plaquenil medicine bound with sulfates? no, just sulfates. I only take bystolic, no - Answered by a verified Pharmacist Rashes are certainly a lot less severe than respiratory reactions. Whether you try Plaquenil or not is ultimately up to you and your doctor, but a lot will depend on the type and severity of reactions that you've had. Can i take plaquenil if allergic to sulfa Can Tindamax be taken when allergic to sulfa?, Sulfa Allergy Drug List, Symptoms, Treatment, and More Plaquenil and tylenol pm If you're allergic to sulfa drugs or aspirin, you can't take Azulfidine Sulfasalazine. Can interfere with lab test results, so let your doctor know if you're taking this drug. Interacts with a lot of different drugs and can also cause many side effects. Compare Plaquenil vs Sulfasalazine -. I am allergic to sulfates. Is all Plaquenil medicine bound.. Are You Allergic to Sulfur? Allergies to Sulfur, Sulfites.. If you definitely cannot take the plaquenil, then you should speak with your rheumy about starting may make you start to feel better. There are other anti-malaria drugs on the market that your rheumy can put you on instead of the plaquenil. But, make sure the he/she is convinced that you are actually allergic to the plaquenil. I read that the sulfa in Plaquenil is different from those in antibiotics and most people with Lupus have an allergy to Sulfa but can take Plaquenil without any problems. What are your thoughts. Sulfa allergy is the allergic response that occurs from the presence of the compound structure SO2NH2. Diuretics are medications that manipulate the concentrations of electrolytes such as sodium to cause water to be removed from the body via an increase in urine. These medications are often termed "water pills" by the layperson.