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No: You will get nausea, vomiting, heart palpatations, difficulty breathing, flushing, dehydration, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. You should avoid all alcohol even mouthwash with alcohol. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) interferes with the liver breaking down alcohol. Not a good thing to do. ...Read more
Can you smoke cigarettes while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (sulfameth/trimethoprim)?
Unwise:: Very likely to make you sick. http://www.upmchealthplan.com/newsletters/expanded_druginteractions.html. ...Read more
Wine: In moderation only.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly: All medications, including bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can cause symptoms of indigestion. This is primarily due to your intestines being exposed to a medication that it is not "use to." if this is the case, this side effect tends to be temporary. Other medications can cause increased acid irritation to the esophagus. Best to see your doctor if these symptoms persist. ...Read more
Overall rather safe: Allergic side effects: skin rash, urticaria, photosensitivity, rarely - anaphylaxis, stevens-johnson syndrome. Gastro-intestinal: diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, anorexia, stomatitis & rarely hepatitis. Kidney: interstitial nephritis, BUN & creatinine elevation & rarely kidney failure. Mood changes, cough & shortness of breath, easy bruising, weakness, insomnia, fatigue. Any changes noted ? Se. ...Read more