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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually no problem: It indeed can be alarming to read lists of drug side effects. But for Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) most of them are rare and few are p ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Mostly it is fine: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a great antibiotic except in some patients it can cause a serious skin rashes associated with Itching. ... Read More

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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
OK: Good luck. Finish the full course of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Possibly the Albuterol and or terbutaline made you dizzy, BP is not ... Read More
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Inner ear dysfunctio: The dizzyness could be from inner ear dysfunction, nothing need to be worried. It will get better.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Neither Bactrim or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are recommended for Acute Bacterial Sinusitis. Most cases get better without antibiotics. For cases requirin ... Read More
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may or may: not help, depending on the type of infection. With sinusitis, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not a first choice treatment. However if it helped you before ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The typical bacteria in a sinus infection usually are sensitive to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Zithromax : Azithromycin and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are excellent choices for sinusitis
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible allergy: If a person is allergic to a medication, it may take repeated exposure to the drug before the development of the allergic symptom or sign, for example ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus infection: If you are on an antibiotic for a sinus infection, perhaps refraining from alcohol isn't a bad idea.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Be aware that: Side effects are "potential". It doesn't mean that you will suffer from all of the described problems.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Clarify the question: To be put on antibiotics for prolonged periods is not ideal but necessary if medical condition demands it. Hope you feel better to get some antibiotic ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes but unnecessary: There are few bacteria (in the sinus or anywhere else) treated with amoxicillin that are not equally well treated with sulfa-trimethoprim (Bactrim). A ... Read More
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