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trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole adverse effects

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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) AND HIVES: Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole is a sulfa drug. The trade name is either Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra. These are the drugs tha ... Read More
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
As likely as any: Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or bactrim) is an antibiotic used for urinary, respiratory and middle ear in ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: Any medication has the possibility to cause an allergic reaction.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
Trimeth-sulfameth: Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is a sulfa drug. What has it been prescrbed for? For acne, there are better oral medications. For urinary tract infectio ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Treats or prevents infections. This medicine is a "sulfa drug" (sulfonamide).
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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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Should not: due to potential interactions - see: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=2128-0,1034-14582
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Pretty quick: If your treating a susceptible bacterial infection you will usually see a pretty significant improvement in the first few days. Some infections of c ... Read More
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

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