A 23-year-old female asked:
ive been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for my sinus infection for a couple days. yesterday after dinner, i spiked a fever out of no where. is this a side effect?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ronda Alexander answered
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection-related?: Fevers are usually related to the medical condition but, yes, can be related to medications, as well. See the provider who prescribed the antibiotics to help suss out whether you're getting worse or having a reaction to the medication.
Answered on Oct 19, 2017
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