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What is the definition or description of: Trimethoprim overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Trimethoprim overdose?

Trimethoprim OD: Trimethoprim overdose can "cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, or depression." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/trimethoprim. Html ...Read more

Trimethoprim Overdose (Definition)

Trimethoprim overdose can "cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, or depression." REF: ...Read more


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What is the treatment for trimethoprim overdose?

Drink a plenty fluid: The treatment for a Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." treatment also involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include:plenty of fluids by mouth, if possible. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken. It contains sulphamethazole, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdomen, dizziness, jaundice and trimethoprin causes nausea, headache and vomiting, confusion and bone marrow suppresion
treatment involves pumping the stomach, supportive care, IV fluids and treatment of complications if they arise. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

What is the treatment for bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken. It contains sulphamethazole, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdomen, dizziness, jaundice and trimethoprin causes nausea, headache and vomiting, confusion and bone marrow suppresion
treatment involves pumping the stomach, supportive care, IV fluids and treatment of complications if they arise. ...Read more

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What are the manifestations of an overdose of trimethoprim?

What are the manifestations of an overdose of trimethoprim?

Blood in the urine: Symptoms of overdose may include blood in urine; confusion; depression; dizziness; drowsiness; fever, chills, or sore throat; loss of consciousness; severe nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; severe or persistent headache or loss of appetite; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; or yellowing of the skin or eyes. ...Read more

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What would happen if I overdosed on trimethoprim; anything bad?

Lots of things: Why would anyone wnat to overdose on anything? A little bit of something may be beneficial while a lot of the some thing is poisonous. ...Read more

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I am taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and feel dizzy. Could it be from this medicine?

I am taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and feel dizzy. Could it be from this medicine?

It could be bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Or the underlying condition which promted the doctor to prescribe you the medication. You should stop the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and get in touch with your doctor asap. I hope this helps. For more discussion make a virtual appointment at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Does the drug sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim treat acne I just got it for my acne?

Does the drug sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim treat acne I just got it for my acne?

Acne sulfa: The drug sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim would be able to treat acne but except in unusual cases it is not a good drug to treat acne. The main reason is that there are many other safer medications to use for long term treatment, particularly members of the tetracycline family. Rarely a person can have an adverse reaction to sulfa drugs that can be very severe. I have seen 4 people die from it. ...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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What dose the drug sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim do to the fact if you want to have a baby. Cause it says not toto taketake if you consider being preg?

What dose the drug sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim do to the fact if you want to have a baby. Cause it says not toto taketake if you consider being preg?

Okay: We prescribe this drug, otherwise known as Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) all the time, especially to treat uti's in pregnancy. There is a insignificant increase in cleft lip with this drug. Most doctor in pregnancy will prescribe a penicillin, cephalosporin or Erythromycin as first line, but sometimes a woman has an infection that's resistant to those drugs, and a drug like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) may be prescribed given risk so low. ...Read more

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Very allergic to sulfa drugs, took 1 Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 800 in error. What should I do?

Very allergic to sulfa drugs, took 1 Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 800 in error. What should I do?

Antihistamine helps: In such a situation, one can take antihistamines such as Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec (all over-the-counter) and call her primary care doctor. What the doctor might do will likely depend on the type of reaction the patient has had in the past, how severe the reaction was, how fast the reaction happened, etc... Immediate, severe allergic reactions require an injection (EpiPen) and 911. ...Read more

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Can a person have a rash develop from bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) a day after finishing a 7-day course of the drug?

Can a person have a rash develop from bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) a day after finishing a 7-day course of the drug?

Probably > 1day.: A person can have a rash from Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or any other drug, but it likely developed during the course of the drug, not after. It may have been too subtle at first, and could have been attributed to other things, like food allergy or contact allergy from clothes washed with a detergents that can cause a rash in those who are susceptable. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex nd then same nite I was put on a medicine called sulfameth/trimethoprim. I took plan b. Can it cause me to get pregnant?

Possible: Unprotected sex is how people become pregnant = there's no other way. Plan b should prevent it, but nothing is 100%. If you miss a period, use a home pregnancy test or see your ob/gyn. The antibiotic won't cause or help prevent the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the chance of getting a 2nd bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) rash. A month after using the drug and stopping because of the 1st rash the drug was ok for a year before?

What is the chance of getting a 2nd bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) rash. A month after using the drug and stopping because of the 1st rash the drug was ok for a year before?

High: You are likely developing a sulfa allergy, in which case the allergy (/rash) will show up quicker and more intensely with next exposure to it. Not recommended in general. ...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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I got done with medicine for UTI, bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim) and took a drug test for a new job 52 hours after, will it be positive?

I got done with medicine for UTI, bactrim (Sulfamethoxazole and Trimethoprim) and took a drug test for a new job 52 hours after, will it be positive?

No: Bactrim isn't included in the panel of drug testing nor it will affect the test, and 52 hours are enough to eliminate the drug out of your system, good luck with your new job ...Read more

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Hi. Male and 40. Couldn't orgasm tonight. Recently went to ER for uti and dehydration. On Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) trazedone, and Prozac. Do these drugs cause this?

Hi. Male and 40. Couldn't orgasm tonight. Recently went to ER for uti and dehydration. On Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) trazedone, and Prozac. Do these drugs cause this?

Possible: Both Prozac (fluoxetine) and Trazodone can cause decreased libido as side effects. You are taking two antidepressants. Not clear why this is necessary. Suggest you discuss with prescribing doctor to review these meds and consider lower dose (s). I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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One of your doctors called me in a antibiotic last night for my uti. The medication has made me very sick. I have vomited several times and stomach pain. I was wondering if you can change this for me the drug is sulfameth-trimethoprim thank you?

One of your doctors called me in a antibiotic last night for my uti. The medication has made me very sick. I have vomited several times and stomach pain. I was wondering if you can change this for me the drug is sulfameth-trimethoprim thank you?

Possibly: In order to do this, you need to re-consult us on HealthTap Prime, just as you did yesterday. The Doctor Who is handling the calls from Tennessee today will discuss it with you and change it if it seems appropriate. Sorry to hear you're feeling unwell. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am talking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for an infection, why do I need to drink lots of water with this drug? It's 2 am and I just had major leg cramps, is this related?

I am talking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for an infection, why do I need to drink lots of water with this drug? It's 2 am and I just had major leg cramps, is this related?

UTI?: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is most commonly caused for urinary tract infections. It is often recommended that people with UTI drink lots of fluids, to help reduce urinary urgency or pain. In other words, it probably isn't because you are taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Neither the fluids, UTI, nor bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a likely cause of your leg cramps. Ask your doctor if it continues. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read more

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Can you take provera (medroxyprogesterone) and sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim with naproxen im having abnormal periods and also think I have a yeast infection will the medicine cure that as well

Can you take provera (medroxyprogesterone) and sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim with naproxen im having abnormal periods and also think I have a yeast infection will the medicine cure that as well

There: There is no interaction as far as I am aware between the above medications listed. The antibiotic (sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim also known as bactrim) will only worse a yeast infection. Why are you on it? If you have had a yeast infection before and know the signs/symptoms you should go ahead and treat with an over the counter yeast infection medication. If you are unsure please visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Will my pill (cerazette) still work if I'm taking trimethoprim for my cystitis at the same time?

Will my pill (cerazette) still work if I'm taking trimethoprim for my cystitis at the same time?

Pill: Should not be an issue.
Stop by the pharmacy and the pharrnacist will walk you through your concerns.
They know this work well! ...Read more

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Trimethoprim tablets are ruining my appetite. Is this normal?

Trimethoprim tablets are ruining my appetite. Is this normal?

Loss of appetite is: Classified as "less common" with Trimethoprim. REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/trimethoprim-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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I'm on 1 weeks course of trimethoprim 200mg would this affect my pill in any way?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and OCs: Some antibiotics may reduce the efficacy of oral contraceptives. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) is not one known to have much, if any effect. However, it's not a bad idea to use additional protection while you are taking the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about experiecing these effects taking sulfamethoxzole / trimethoprim?

Sulfa: This combination of drugs are important for treating a number of infections. If your doctor has made a diagnosis of an infection and recommended the above therapies please take his/her advice. ...Read more

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Could sulfameth/trimethoprim work for skin abces's?

Incise and drain: Hi. The cardinal treatment for an abscess is incision and drainage. Antibiotics play a role AFTER incision and drainage. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, among others, could be used, but without first incising and draining the abscess, they won't work. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there any bad effect of smoking while on trimethoprim?

Are there any bad effect of smoking while on trimethoprim?

There are ALWAYS bad: Effects from smoking, whether on a sulfa antibiotic or not. However, smoking specifically reduces blood flow to many organs and has bad effects on our immune system, making it harder to fight infection. It also may have interactions with many drugs, including some antibiotics. In addition to treating your current infection, best thing you can do for your health is quit smoking now. There is help. ...Read more

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Please help docs! Is safe to take sulfameth trimethoprim 800?

Yes, if no allergies: It is safe as long as you are not allergic to meds that contain sulfa. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink after taking sulfameth/trimethoprim?

No need to wait: Alcohol in moderation doesn't interfere with sulfa/trimethoprim. Same for almost all antibiotics. Large amounts of alchohol interfere with the immune system fighting infection, so don't overdo it. Otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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Ways sulfameth/trimethoprim used for? Can it be used for cold or congestion

Ways sulfameth/trimethoprim used for? Can it be used for cold or congestion

No: Tmp/smx or Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a medication commonly used for skin or lung infections. Cold-like symptoms such as cough, congestion are more likely viral and will not respond to an antibiotic. Try using an antihistamine and decongestants to overcome your symptoms. ...Read more

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Could sulfameth/trimethoprim be used along with cystex which I have used for 1 day hurt me.?

Yes, . ..: Known to us, Cystex is urinary lining soothing agent containing methenamine, sodium salicylate, & benzoic acid, and sulfamethoxzole/trimethoprim is a common effective antibiotic for uncompleted UTI with its effectiveness up to 75-85%. So, you may use it and see. More on UTI? Go to http://www. Formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. ...Read more

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Can I drink while being on sulfamethoxaloze trimethoprim? Any repercussions if I have a couple of drinks?

Drink: Avoid drinks with this as this can give you a Disulfuram like reactions ie flushing, nausea, vomiting and sweating. ...Read more

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Ibruprofen 200mg 5 hpurs ago, napxon 15 minutes ago, and sulfameth/trimethoprim 45 minutes ago. Will I be okay?

You're gonna be OK: Hi. You didn't state the naproxen or trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole doses, but assuming the routine, you're fine. Cheers! ...Read more

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