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A 26-year-old female asked:

Prescribed bactrim for bladder infection, had a bad reaction to cipro (ciprofloxacin) before. i do have a b12 deficiency. pain is getting worse, i am taking d-mannose?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) good: You have a bladder infection. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a good antibiotic for this. You will take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a short duration. It should be ok. You have B12 deficiency. Your duration for Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is short.

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