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Alternatives To Bactrim
How much time would it take for a reaction to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) develop ?
Drug allergy: Most reactions to medications develop fairly soon after starting the medication. A reaction may occur almost immediately, or after a few days, and sometimes may occur even after you have completed the course of the medication. Usually, you will know while taking it that you have a problem. ...Read more
Are there any over-the-counter alternatives to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or similar antibiotics, for an abscess?
I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and became itchy all over with irritated eyes and mouth irritation. Could i be allergic? What are safe non-sulfa alternatives for uti?
Conflicted on if it is okay to have a couple beers while on bactrim. Will I be okay? No hard liquor.
How long does it take folliculitis to respond to antibiotics? I have been taking Bactrim twice a day and I'm on day 4 with no improvement.
I was just diagnosed with ca-mrsa and i'm scared since it is often resistant to drugs. I just started bactrim ds tonight. What are the chances of it not responding to any drug? How can you know if it's caught early enough? Thank you!
Partially resistant: Ca MRSA is not particularly worse than having regular staph infection. It is not related to the flesh eating bacteria scare. The choice of antibiotics is limited, but generally the infection is sensitive to at least a few of the mainstream antibiotics of which Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is one. If your doctor thought you were at great risk you would not be at home. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers