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Bactrim Ds Strep Throat
No: Not an acceptable treatment for strep.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can the antibiotic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds be used to treat strep throat? Will it cure strept.
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): It has no activity against group a strep. ...Read more
If I am allergic to Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can I take cephalexin for strep throat?
How do you treat strep throat if I'm allergic to bactrim, keflex, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and amoxicillin? Also allergic to inactive ingredient propylene glycol.
I was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) last night for mastitis. I'm already on penicillin for strep throat. Is it safe to be on both? Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) safe?
Usually: If you developed or have worsening mastitis on penicillin, then Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a drug with a different mode of action that may well help clear up the problem. Any medication strong enough to do good, can have undesired effects. A small percentage of the population has or can develop an allergy to is as they might the penicillin. Most can take both with no problems. Consult your doc if trouble arises. ...Read more
What are if bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) works for strep throat and or sinus infections?
Strep 2zpacks, Bactrim allergic reaction. No more sore throat but earache and headache should I be concerned? No fever/stiff neck. Is it meningitis?
I had stomach flu, vomiting. Got bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). From vomiting, throat started to burn but not bad. Yellow spots appeared on my throat. Strep or vomit? Pic.
I'm taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds and am having throat pain. I'm scared of getting more serious side effects. Should I stop taking it?
Swallowed large pill (bactrim) & it feels like it went down wrong pipe/is stuck. I'm not coughing I am clearing my throat more. Should I be worried?
No immediate concern: If it went down the wrong pipe, you would be coughing severely. You swallowed it, so it went into your esophagus. Drink plenty of fluids to wash it down. It should work its way down without a problem, as a pill is not very large. ...Read more
Why isn't my strep belly button infection responding to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds treatment?
What is the organism: Being treated?Get a more detailed answer ›
Should I be worried? Puking white foam, fever, cough, pain in throat and head. Recently taken Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for MRSA, can that be the cause also?
Yes: This sounds very dangerous and it is also a high complexity problem. See a doc ASAP and do not wait. This sounds life threatening! ...Read more
I've had flu symptoms and swollen throat and I was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and ib profen its been two weeks and no progress what does this mean?
Cipro- acetinobacter-rash 2 min after 2nd dose. Was ok on bactrim til dose raised to 2p 2x/da-tight chest/throat, but worked better than cipro (ciprofloxacin). Md:ok to resume bactrim, on 1p 3x/da. Is this really safe?
Play it safe.: Why not see an allergist to be tested for an allergy rather than risk your life. That would be my recommendation. ...Read more
Prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for infection from a cut on top of my back, on day 3 of it and I feel worse. Headaches discomfort in neck now sore throat, normal?
Doctor can examine: A "cut" means different things to different people. One person's cut may be one-fourth of an inch long, while another person's cut may be four inches long. Likewise, one person's cut may be down to the muscle, while another person's may be only in the skin surface. Headaches and sore throat may be a new cold or strep throat. To see if new symptoms related to the "cut"... one will need an exam. ...Read more