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Sulfameth Trimethoprim Alcohol
Alcohol/Bactrim: It is a dangerous combination, not just with alcohol but also with cough medicines & mouthwashes containing alcohol. Alcohol can intensify the negative side-effects of septra, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) causing headaches, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath & rapid heart beats, with vomiting leading to dehydration & loss of the antibiotic effect due to missed dose. ...Read more
I took my last bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic a little over 24 hours ago. Can I have some alcohol?
Antibiotics/ETOH: Those taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should'nt drink alcohol during treatment. This includes alcoholic beverages, cough meds and mouthwash containing alcohol because alcohol can intensify the negative side effects of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). If you are off the meds for a day it should be ok. ...Read more
No: You will get nausea, vomiting, heart palpatations, difficulty breathing, flushing, dehydration, dizziness, fatigue and headaches. You should avoid all alcohol even mouthwash with alcohol. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) interferes with the liver breaking down alcohol. Not a good thing to do. ...Read more
Just took last dose of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 1hour ago, I know it's never recommended to drink alcohol, but honestly, will I get sick if I drink later tonight?
Alcohol and Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Please refer to Dr. Georgia Latham's response. ...Read more
How long after taking my last Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is it safe to drink alcohol? How long after last dose does it stay in your system?
50 hours: The half-life of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is about 10 hours. A drug should be completely out of your system after 5 half-lives; therefore, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) should be out of your system within 50 hours or just over a day. Alcohol can interact with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and cause some unpleasant side effects such including: fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, and vomiting. ...Read more
I was prescribed Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) DS for acne which I started taking a few days ago. Can I still drink alcohol? There are a lot of conflicting answers.
Sulfa and ETOH: This should not be a major issue. You can drink moderately without fear of interaction. ...Read more
Very likely to make you sick.
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Yes, if no allergies: It is safe as long as you are not allergic to meds that contain sulfa. ...Read more
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
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
Ibruprofen 200mg 5 hpurs ago, napxon 15 minutes ago, and sulfameth/trimethoprim 45 minutes ago, is it okay to take these medications?
No prob: Hi. Should be no problem whatsoever.Get a more detailed answer ›
Treatment: It is often used to treat MRSA as well as utis, and ear infections. ...Read more
Depends: We generally avoid using any using sulfa containing antibiotics in infants under 2 months due to an issue that can elevate jaundice. However, maternal use during lactation is usually okay. A little makes it into the milk, and if the baby were a premi, have jaundice, or have other health issues, I would avoid it in the first few months. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I take trimethoprim for two days still pain in the sides of back radiate to upper tommy more to the right side if walk I don't feel pain only sits?
Persistent stomach/abdominal pain is a medical emergency. See your local emergency room doctor to give a complete history and physical. It is unclear why you are on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and that may not be working for your infection if it is related to your back pain.
Good luck. ...Read more