A 70-year-old female asked:
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Can bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cause muscle and joint pain can you take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and synthroid?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
35 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes and yes: See doctor if muscle pain is severe.
Answered on Jun 3, 2017
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Rare but possible.: Joint pain and muscle aches are two of the rarer side effects of bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) but they can occur.
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