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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) safe during pregnancy?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) safe during pregnancy?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can be used during pregnancy if prescribed by your doctor, otherwise i would not use it without presciption. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

Antifungal drugs safe in pregnancy?

I would not : Recommend taking or using any medication during pregnancy that is absolutely not necessary. If a fungal infection is present and causing an issue or endangering the baby then if played by your obygyn i would use it....Otherwise would not. ...Read more

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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) have any negative effect?

Yes: There are many potential side effects and toxicities from bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Most common would be nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and various skin rashes. Bone marrow , liver and renal toxicity can also occur. That being said, most patients tolerate this drug combination with little or no difficulty. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter drug like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

No: In the usa antibiotics are not available over the counter. Excessive use of antibiotics leads to bacterial resistance. ...Read more

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Can sulfa antibiotics ie. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) affect oral birth control?

Can sulfa antibiotics ie. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) affect oral birth control?

Yes: Any antibiotic can cause absorption issues with ocp's and render them ineffective. One should always ask about medications use with ocp's and the medication's effect on the ocp. If in doubt, use a back up method (comdon, foam, film etc) and talk to your pcp/gyn about it. Don't risk it! the price may be too high to pay! ...Read more

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If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?

If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?

Only if true allergy: Often, a side effect to a particular drug may by mistaken as an allergic reaction to a drug. If what you have experienced is a true allergic reaction, then you should avoid these types of drugs. ...Read more

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Can you smoke cigarettes while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (sulfameth/trimethoprim)?

Yes: There are no medications that prevent you from smoking cigarettes, but smoking is never a good idea. ...Read more

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Alcohol while taking generic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for sinus infection.

Alcohol while taking generic bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for sinus infection.

Sinus infection: If you are on an antibiotic for a sinus infection, perhaps refraining from alcohol isn't a bad idea. ...Read more

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Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacilin antibiotics safe in pregnant women?

Cloxacillin: Cloxacillin is fda pregnancy category b. There are no reports of problems but also no controlled studies w cloxacillin. Benefit should outweigh risk. Discuss with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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I use bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) dm if it expired2014?

 I use bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) dm if it expired2014?

Probably OK: You should not treat yourself with leftover drug, unless instructed to do so by your doctor, usually after additional diagnostic tests to confirm whatever diagnosis is suspected. However, outdated drug should be fine. Expiration dates are very conservative and usually not an issue if stored properly, e.g. not in a hot car glove box. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) from 2014 should be both safe and effective. ...Read more

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Uti septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds side effects?

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

Bactrim (Definition)

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