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Warfarin (Definition)

Warfarin is a medication used to thin the blood and to prevent or treat people with blood clots. It requires frequent blood ...Read more


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Why is there an interaction between Coumadin and bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Why is there an interaction between Coumadin and bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Increases free drug: Much of Coumadin is bound to protein. Many drugs, including bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) dislodge it from protein and increase the free (active) drug in the circulation. This usually results in a sharp spike in the inr and can lead to bleeding. If you must take batrim, you may need to skip a dose or two of coumadin. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamins with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Can I take vitamins with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Yes: Routine daily vitamin supplements are safe to take with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Supplements to avoid while taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) would include dong quai and st john's wort. ...Read more

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Can i take phenazopyrid with septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

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Can i take phenazopyrid with septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

DrugDrug interaction: Always tell your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist everything you take, whether prescription or otc. Include herbs & dietary supplements, too. Several drug-drug interaction checkers are available online. I like www.Epocrates.Com & www.Drugs.Com. Latter says safe to take together: http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=1835-0, 2128-1385. In fact, such a combo pill exists! ...Read more

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Can you take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) with Metronidazole?

Can you take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) with Metronidazole?

Yes!: However would need to know more about the infection you are under treatment to know if this is a reasonable combination! I see no problem though unless you are allergic to sulfa containing drugs, or metronidazole ...Read more

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Is there a negative interaction between bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds and coumadin?

Interaction checker: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is one option (Drugs.Com): https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also an excellent source of information. ...Read more

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Are there any interactions between bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and olive leaf extract? or can I take them simultaneously? also, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & garlic extract/monoluarin?

Are there any interactions between bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and olive leaf extract? or can I take them simultaneously? also, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & garlic extract/monoluarin?

Most important thing: you must know when taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is that it can form crystals in your kidneys if you don't hydrate enough. So taking larges amount of filtered water to protect your kidneys is paramount. Olive leaf extract which is the heart of the mediterranean diet should not pose a problem, but it's always good to take your supplements separately from your medications in general. You can take UR supplements. ...Read more

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Can someone with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) sulfa allergy take doxycycline?

Can someone with bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) sulfa allergy take doxycycline?

Yes: There should be no interaction between sulfa or an allergy to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (which contains a sulfa antibiotic - sulfamethoxazole and another component, trimethoprim) and doxycycline. ...Read more

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What other antibiotics are there instead of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for Renal Infections? Experiencing kidney pain but on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).

What other antibiotics are there instead of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for Renal Infections? Experiencing kidney pain but on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).

Renal infections: Hi Annie. There are many antibiotics that are available to treat genito-urinary infections (kidney infections). The antibiotic is generally selected based on the bacteria that may have been seen on the urine culture, the susceptibilities of the antibiotic to the bacteria and how much of the selected antibiotic is effectively delivered to the kidney and urine. ...Read more

Bactrim (Definition)

Trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, cotrimoxazole is a combination antibiotic that is used to treat a ...Read more


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Coumadin (Definition)

Coumadin is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more