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sulfamethoxazole 800 mg trimethoprim 160 mg

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You need to go: back to your health care provider for a reevaluation. You may be being treated for the wrong diagnosis.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Try other antibiotic: There are plenty of other antibiotics out there either for an acute infection or prophylaxis if needed. Discuss this with your dr. Alternatives includ ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Photosensitivity: This medication can sometimes cause a rash when you are in the sun.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Side effects?: Assuming you meant side effects, some include: 1. Drug rash 2. Nausea and vomiting (esp if drinking alcohol with it) 3. Kidney failure. 4. Stevens-joh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) contains sulfonamide & is used to treat or prevent infections..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: Both gantrisin and bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are sulfonamides. You should discuss alternatives with your doctor.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Antihistamine helps: In such a situation, one can take antihistamines such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec (all over-the-counter) and call her ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Tamilfu, oseltamavir doesn't contain a sulfonamide moiety(chemical structure) which people with a sulfa allergy react to, let alone even a sulfur mole ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sulfa drugs: Could be used for this treatment i would prefer to use cephalosporins (keflex) which have less side effects.

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