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Bactrim Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Yes: Theyre different. However, no guarantee there won't be another allergy. ...Read more
Can I use the following topical: Prosacea Rosacea Treatment Gel, if I have a Sulfa/Bactrim Allergy? Sulfer is an ingerdient listed on the box, is that the same thing?
Yes: Avoid topical sulfa also. There are other creams or lotions not containing sulfa yet at least as effective. However sulfate or sulfite are not the same and needs not be avoided. ...Read more
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Anytime but usually within 1-2 hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I have a bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) allergy how fast when symtpoms appear after taking it?
Is there another drug combination for diverticulitis besides Flagel? I am also taking Bactrim due to allergies to Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Keflex and Penecillin.
Antibiotic allergies: You need the help of an ID doctor-since they are experts in antibiotics. First, I would want to 'define' ur allergies further-because sometimes a patient is labeled as 'allergic' & they aren't really allergic at all. That is really important. If ur truly allergic to penicillin, cephalosporins & cipro (ciprofloxacin) which is a fluoroquinolone, ur options are quite limited for oral therapy. Doxycycline might help. ...Read more
Ok on bactrim 2x/day. Md raised to 2 pills b.I.D. Felt "flushy" (fullness in face) after 1st double dose but ok later. After 2nd still feel uncomfortable. Allergy or just too much medicine? Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
I have taken bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) many times w/out incident. Am i at risk for stevens johnson each time i take it or only if I have sulfa allergy?
Each time: Everyone is at risk of having sjs from sulfa drugs and other drugs carry that risk too. These reactions are idiosyncratic and are not predictable. ...Read more
Is this possible bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) allergy if it hurts when I pee it out?
No, U still have: Cystitis or urethritis. Uti symptoms usually improv after acouple of days on the correct antibiotic. You may need to be on a different antibiotic if symptoms persist whilst you are taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). You may need to get a urine culture & sensitivities to identify the optimal antibiotic for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?
As a practical prepper (not doomsday), I have keflex & bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) allergy, what type of antibiotics can I stockpile/take safely?
How can I test if i'm allergic to doxycycline? I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and had a bad reaction. Is it likely/probable to have a similar allergy to doxycycline?
Severe palpitations 8hrs after start Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Nausea & no other symptoms. Side effect or allergy? Should I worry? And if so, when should I seek care?
Yes: Stop Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) immediately although this is may not be an allergic reaction in the absence of any skin involvement, The question is why was Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) given in the first place? If the problem worsens or persists, you need to seek medical care. ...Read more
My daughter was put on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) last night for a bladder infection. She has sulfa allergy. Is it ok?
Absolutely NOT !!!!: Do not give your daughter bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) which is a sulfonamide (sulfa) and could, if she is truly allergic, produce a life-threatening reaction. If she has already taken it and has no reactions, might continue, but if any reactions stop and see the dr. Who prescribed this. ...Read more