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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sulfamethoxazole: Drugs.Com did not reveal an interaction (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2127-0,1034-14582)
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes.: But as with any medication do not drink to excess.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Maybe: It may not be dangerous from the standpoint of a serious, adverse reaction, however, septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (also known as bactrim ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol/Bactrim: It is a dangerous combination, not just with alcohol but also with cough medicines & mouthwashes containing alcohol. Alcohol can intensify the negativ ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics/ETOH: Those taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should'nt drink alcohol during treatment. This includes alcoholic beverages, cough meds and m ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience Infectious Disease
You can: You can, but it is generally not recommended to drink alcohol while you are taking medications.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Any time: There is no alcohol restriction while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
25 years experience Pain Management
No: You will get nausea, vomiting, heart palpatations, difficulty breathing, flushing, dehydration, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. You should avoid all ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol and Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Please refer to Dr. Georgia Latham's response.
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
50 hours: The half-life of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is about 10 hours. A drug should be completely out of your system after 5 half-lives; th ... Read More
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