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What is bactrim for

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken.It contains sulphamethazo... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Missing info: Why are you on bactrim & why do you ask? You will get the most from this site when you provide background information with any question so answers... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
You probably meant your BUN is 58, is it correct? Serum creatinine is a better marker for kidney function. With a BUN of 58 I expect your serum creati... Read More
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Bactrim is not likely to affect your liver function, the mild elevation in your liver enzymes will need further follow up, ideally with your primary c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
1-2 days: It will be pretty much gone a day or two after your last dose.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: They are sulfa based drugs often used to treat urinary tract infections. They are also used to treat MRSA infections.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Yes if it is: bacterial urethritis and the pathogen is susceptible to it. Male urethritis can be traumatic, chemical, chlamydial, or bacterial. Bactrim is a fair ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Yes : unless you are allergic to sulfa you can take bactrim. Sulfa drugs have been used to treat conditions such as psoriasis and and the arthritis associat... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
If true=yes: A true allergic reaction to any antibiotic is a lifelong issue. The problem in kids is they get "rashes" from lots of unrelated issues and may be labe... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
No problem: Contrary to popular beliefs, there usually is no problem drinking alcohol (in moderation) while taking antibiotics, including Bactrim. Just don't over... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hypoglycemia is rare: "Cases of hypoglycemia in non-diabetic patients treated with BACTRIM are seen rarely, usually occurring after a few days of therapy. Patients with ren... Read More

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