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Drugs Bactrim Pregnancy
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
What are the side effects of taking sulfa-based drugs like bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds during pregnancy?
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
No: In the usa antibiotics are not available over the counter. Excessive use of antibiotics leads to bacterial resistance. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) & Ceclor, is allergy to all sulfa drugs & cephalosporins assumed?
Can you smoke cigarettes while taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (sulfameth/trimethoprim)?
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 However, outdated drug should be fine.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
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
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