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trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole adverse effects

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Benefits vs Risks: That's what it is all about with any medication.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Antibiotic pair: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in combination; in my medical school days it was septra or bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Good generic med.: Same as bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) septra, sulfatrim or sulfamethoxiozole-trimethoprim.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cotrim: Cotrim (trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole) is an antibiotic that combines trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole. Allergic reactions occur when your body prod ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: I'm not familiar with the name of the antibiotic you mention, though it sounds like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (trimethoprim/sulfamet ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes if bacteria are: Sensitive to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxizole, same as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) septra or sulfatrim.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Several days: It takes a few days to leave your system but that doesn't mean you can't have adverse reactions after that. Ask your question again and detail your sy ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Based on culture: It is always better to choose antibiotic based on urine culture results.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Unless you: have a reaction to one of the ingredients, side effects are very uncommon. Check w/your doctor or look up a website such as drugs.com or epocrates

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