Is Cipro a Sulfa Drug?

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The doctor prescribes Cipro for you but can you take it. Is it a Sulfa drug. Sulfa drugs were used before penicillin.Cipro is a fairly new antibiotic being prescribed and is not addicting.
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Sulfa drugs are synthesized antibiotic/antimicrobial drugs used to treat various infections. Sulfa drugs existed before penicillin was discovered, and allergies to them are common
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( ′səl·fə ′drəg ) (pharmacology) Any of a family of drugs of the sulfonamide type with marked bacteriostatic properties.
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