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Is It Dangerous To Take Ecstasy When I Am Taking Bactrim Antibiotics For A Staff Infection
Is it dangerous to take ecstasy when I am taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotics for a staff infection?
This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more
I am taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a staff infection and after several days i itch all over and have a rash. should i stop the meds?
Yes: Allergic reaction to sulfa antibiotics, Bactrim/Septra in particular is not that uncommon. Your description sounds suspicious for just that. I would see your doctor for this to determine the next treatment option for you. If this is an allergic reaction then you should avoid sulfa antibiotics in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i feel labored just to do normal things? Went downstairs to put load of laundry in, my hearts started beating faster, i felt extremely weak, got sweaty and was shakeing I am currently on bactrin for a staff infection, about 4 days now.
Concerning: Palpitations, shortness of breath, weakness, and sweating with minor exertion is a potentially concerning problem. It is not normal. If you haven't seen a doctor for evaluation, you need to as soon as possible. This could be angina, which in women can present without the classic chest pain symptom. Hopefully it's not, but please don't ignore it, get checked! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking an antibiotic called bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds for a infection in my blood. I am supposed to take it twice daily, could i just take it every 12 hours?
Have antibiotic sensibilities for my infection. Says bactrim s <=20, cipro (ciprofloxacin) s <=0.25. Does that denote efficacy? Dose requirement? Other? Thanks.
Depends:: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) goes out through the kidneys, so it would be an ideal drug to treat a urinary tract infection with this sensitive bug, but some tissues don't permit some drugs to soak into them. So the question is best answered knowing what is actually being treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been taking bactrim and pyridium for 6 days for a UTI infection, but i still have the symptoms. What could it be? Since starting the antibiotics, i've felt better, but once the medicine wears out, it gets worse. I only have enough left to last me thr
See below: You could be infected with a bacteria resistant to the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) you are receiving. If it hasn't already been done get a urinalysis and urine culture and sensitivity. If you have had repeated infections get a kidney and bladder ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neither: Actually, the most recent advice from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is that antibiotics be restricted for simple sinusitis. There are some criteria to start antibiotics, such as symptoms greater than 10 days, high severity, etc. It's best however to have all this guided by a physician. You should be monitored while on therapy - I wouldn't just take what you have on the shelf. ...Read more
Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic effective in treating a tooth infection?
Not a normal med: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can be effective, but it is far down on the list of first choices for a dental infection. There are other antibiotics much more suited to dental bacteria. Your dentist should be able to check your medical history and get you a medication that will work better. Please get treatment as well, antibiotics are short term solutions and cannot reach bacteria inside a tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a sinus infection because I'm allergic to penicillen. Is this a strong and effective antibiotic?
Possibly not: Most sinus infections do not need antibiotics. Based on the 2012 IDSA guidelines, Doxycycline is a reasonable alternative for first-line therapy and can be used in patients with penicillin allergy. A respiratory fluoroquinolone (levofloxacin or moxifloxacin) is another option for penicillin-allergic patients. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and Macrolides are not recommended because of high resistance rates. ...Read more
Can the antibiotic Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole-TMP DA TABLET) cause hair loss when taking? I’m taking for an ear infection. Thanks
I currently have a kidney infection and i'm on an antibiotic called bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Would it be ok to drink 2 beers for tonight? Or will it worsen my case?
I had 5 pregnancy test come up positive . I had an infection in my breast and began taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Now my test are negative, can the antibiotic caus?
Is it effective use bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic for a tooth infection?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic: See a dentist don't self prescribe and get rid of the source of the infection. ...Read more
I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic last week for some minor infection. I now have red spots under my skin. No itching or pain. Could this be a side effect ?
Petechia: Go to ER immediately. Sometimes bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) lowers the platelet count significantly, it is a side effect. It is a medical emergency. STOP Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) go immediately to ER and never take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) again if it turns out your platelets are low. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with a nasal infection 3 days ago and they gave me bactrim. I think I just have the flu ad my conditions haven't changed after being in the medication now and i'm not seeing any improvement. Should I go back and request regular antibioti
No: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a "regular antibiotic", called sulfamethoxazole. It's a pretty potent drug. As for your symptoms, most nasal congestion is caused by viral infections or allergies, not bacterial infections. Most infections take 10-14 days to pass, and if it's viral (like the flu) there is no antibiotic that will treat it. Your body simply has to fight off the infection on its own. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antibiotics: If confirmed infection nothing over the counter except creams like neosporin. Really should be on antibiotics purview of physician and prescription. ...Read more
Doc gave me Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a large spider bite? 8" round. I am very allergic to many antibiotics and afraid to take it. How dangerous is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): has been used for decades but there are people who are allergic. No one knows if you are one of them. Here is my question, why didn't you discuss this at the time with your prescribing physician? Personally, I'd be more concerned about my 8 " spider bite. ...Read more
I have a staff infection and taking a penisilun. When dr. Tried tp remove puss he got nothing, maybe enough for a culture. How shall I proceed?
MRSA: This is a bacterial strain of staphylococcus aureus which has developed resistance to antistaphylococcal penicillins and cephalosporins. Its appearance clinically will depend greatly on the area of the body infected, but not much different from strains sensitive to oxacillin/methicillin. ...Read more
CA-MRSA: Treatment of MRSA infection depends on where the infection is & how ill the patient is. For eg, treatment for MRSA infection in the blood is differs from MRSA infection on the skin. It also depends if it's hospital or community acquired. If uncomplicated skin infection, eg abscess, i&d, bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) clidna, zyvox are a good start until antibiotic sensitivity is available at 48 hours. ...Read more
What to do if I have staff infection, and was given sulfameth/trimethoprim. Is this the right med?
Yes: To be certain, a culture and sensitivity will determine whether your staph (short for staphylococcus) infection is going to respond to that medication. ...Read more
Not likely: Probably not , staph is present every on the skin. Ask your md about the possible cause of your infection. ...Read more
Staph vs staff: Staphylococcal organisms colonize the skin. When they get 'under the skin' or enter the skin through breaks (cut, scratch, rash, burn) then the organisms set up shop and cause infection (tissue damage and the inflammation that follows). Staph can be an ugly bug and then enter the blood stream and cause distant infections. Some staff get under my skin...Those you have to ignore or just deal with! ...Read more
Not sure: I was unfamiliar with the marcons name, but a quick search shows that it stands for "multiple antibiotic resistant coagulase negative staphylococcus". It is very rare in allopathic medicine to see infections with these bacteria and they are more often a contaminant of a blood or tissue culture. This seems to be something dealt with more by naturopathic providers. ...Read more
I got bit by sumptin n got staff infection went to ER got antobioxc but doesn't seem to be getting better what shud i do?
Staph Infections: If you had included the name of the antibiotic you were on this would be easier. Many ers are not treating humans like there is the dangerous drug resistant staph epidemic and are under treating with ineffective antibiotics. If you are not improving i would contact your family doctor and ask if they have experience with mrsa, the drug resistant form of staph. ...Read more
I got bit by spyder long time ago. My leg is big and has been test after test. Dr said it was staff infection what is it?
My grandson is being treated for mersa staff infection. I am worried about my other grandkids and my husband who has had triple bi pass 4 yrs ago.
Get the facts: The media has created a fervor over MRSA that is far from deserved.It has been around for quite a while & accounts for the majority of minor pustules & abscesses i see in my office.I see them weekly they respond to drainage or antibiotics. It is carried by animals & people & found on random surfaces.After a few days of rx the kid is no longer contagious.But any untreated wound can become infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell by looking at my skin if I have a staff infection? I was put on medicine, it went away, afterwards but then came right back. It hurts
Acne vs. staph: Acne usually does not innoculate new areas as it is not a contagious infection but an inflammatory follicle condition that involves bacteria that break down oils into inflammatory fatty acids. Staphylococcus (staph) aureus bacterial infection of the follicles can spread by towels, picking, scratching, etc. It may need an antibiotic to eradicate it. See a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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