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Could Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cause chest tightness. Chest is sensitive to touch. If so, do I need to stop taking it? No other side effects.

Could Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cause chest tightness. Chest is sensitive to touch. If so, do I need to stop taking it? No other side effects.

Depends: Chest pain/tightness can have many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. If you are allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) this could cause some of the symptoms, however no rash? More information-a complete, accurate history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. Please go to the emergency room for full assessment. ...Read more

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


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Side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) well after i've stopped using it?

Side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) well after i've stopped using it?

Side effects: Please specify what side effects you are experiencing so we can better answer your question. ...Read more

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I have a UTI that I had last month that I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to get rid of. How could it have came back so soon?

I have a UTI that I had last month that I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to get rid of.  How could it have came back so soon?

Colonization: Uti's are caused by bacteria that have colonized the vulva and vagina. Treating the UTI with an antibiotic often gets rid of the UTI but does not get rid of the colonization which may take several months to get over. ...Read more

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Side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds?

Side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds?

Sulfonamides: These drugs are the most allergenic antibiotics available. You can have almost any type of problem from simple rashes, to anemia, fevers, life-threatening anaphylaxis. It is almost, name it and it can happen. ...Read more

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Side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) well after i've stopped using it?

Side effects: Please specify what side effects you are experiencing so we can better answer your question. ...Read more

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I have a sinus infection and just started Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS yesterday. I've been reading all the negative reviews. Worried about side effects. Is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ok?

I have a sinus infection and just started Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS yesterday. I've been reading all the negative reviews. Worried about side effects. Is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ok?

Usually no problem: It indeed can be alarming to read lists of drug side effects. But for Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) most of them are rare and few are permanent or dangerous. The vast majority of people who take it have no probem at all. And your doctor wouldn't have prescribed it unless she believed it would be more helpful than harmful. But recheck with the doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) x3da for toe infection; tolerated but still red and swollen.Levaquin proposed but am afraid of side effects.Give bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) more time or change?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) x3da for toe infection; tolerated but still red and swollen.Levaquin proposed but am afraid of side effects.Give bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) more time or change?

The choice of : Antibiotic is based on the organism growing. Culturing a wound helps in identifying the organism. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not the most common antibiotic for lower extremity infections. Since you mention that one and levoquin it sounds like you are penicillin allergic. If Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is not working, consider doxycycline. Levoquin carries risk of tendon ruptures. ...Read more

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Which medication has least side effects Bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin)? I am a seizure risk and taking cymbalta. I need something for a UTI.

Which medication has least side effects   Bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin)?  I am a seizure risk and taking cymbalta. I need something for a UTI.

In general, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): would be used before Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for Bladder infections. Both are tolerated well, but Bactrim is easier on the kidney. However in Males, the risk of a bladder infection is actually lower than that of a prostate infection and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) in that case is preferred. Neither of these will cover ANY STDs-note symptoms are very similar. Your Doctor will decide depending on your symptoms ,tests and Cultures. ...Read more