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Septra Ds Medication
Been having testicular pain for 2 months now since i moved a table, had hernia repair 8 years ago, was at the urologist yesterday sent me to take septra ds now, i have no infection in urine culture, or no elevated white blood cells, should i take it?
It sounds like: you and your Urologist did not come to the meeting of the minds of mutual understanding! I agree..from your report there doesn't seem to be an indication for the antibiotic but perhaps there is another facet of the case that you failed to understand or the doctor failed to communicate. Contact the doctor, ask for more explanation for antibiotic recommendation. If still unsure, seek 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a UTI & have been on medication for 4 days now with 6 days worth of pills left (septra), is it normal to still be urinating blood after 4 days?
Discuss with your MD: if you get a good antibiotic for the infection, usually you will get improvement in 2-3 days. having said that, it is possible to still have blood in the urine- especially if you also have kidney stones. how is other symptoms by the way? is it getting better? I would suggest you to discuss with your doctor to check what is the result of the urine cultures- to make sure you get the right antibiotic ...Read more
Is it likely for my UTI to clear up after three days of taking septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds?
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
Been taking septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds past three days for uti, my last dose is today at 8pm, will i be safe to drink tomorrow evening (more than one or two)?
Sulfa for Strep: Sulfonamide drugs were frequently used for Strep throat in the 1930s but fell out of favor approximately 10 years later when it was felt that bacterial resistance has developed. However, at least one study has proven this to be false, and sulfonamide drugs may be useful for this infection in patients with allergies to more traditionally used antibiotics or with multiple infections. J Clin Microbiol. Dec 2012; 50(12): 4067–4072. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Venos leg ulcer, suspected infection, is septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds safe to use or do I need a stronger antibiotic, if so which one?
See vein specialist: Leg ulcers are often caused by chronic venous insufficiency which is a problem that causes to much pressure to be in the veins near the skin. A venous specialist can diagnose and treat this condition. Our cure rate with venous ulcers is 97%. If it is infected I would recommend seeing a physician ASAP as these infections can progress quickly due to poor circulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cactus spine remvd from hand 3 days ago, tetanus shot & septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds 2x.Finger is now swollen, painful& ibu not helping w/ pain or swelling. Age 41 female?
Does antibiotics Septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS Tab (G) for a bladder infection or Doryx for ance cancel out the birth control Larin Fe 1/20?
Possibly: Antibiotics decrease hormonal contraceptive efficacy. Use with caution ... Hope that helps! ...Read more
1st night had cold, chills, fever of 100.5, vomiting. Hiv pt. Took septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) [email protected] [email protected] Now I have a headache and eyes hurt a little red no fever?
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Taking Septra and using bactroban on Impetigo. Its not crusted looks like pink, light brown peeled skin. Do they still need to covered with bandages?
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