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Trimethoprim 200mg Urine Infection
Dx w/severe UTI Tue afternoon, RX Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for 7 days. Taken 7 pills so far. Should the infection be clearing up? Should my urine still be cloudy?
UTI: For treatment of UTI Bactrian is taken one tablet TWICE a day and not once a day. In 7 days you should have consumed 14 tablets and not 7. In view of ibadequate treatment, I highly doubt that your UTI is resolved. Please see your MD for further management. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
What to do when 3 days worth of trimethoprim doesn't clear bladder infection? White blood cells found in urine.
Was takin bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds had problems urologists suspects prostatitiis, took urine culture colony count=10000-25000 is there an infection somewhere?
Contamination: Colony counts of 100, 000 colonies are considered as infection. ...Read more
Have been taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for presumed urine infection 48 hours+. But still dribbling instead of peeing and pain is substantial. Is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) working?
Here are some...: Hi! TothK441, Sorry to know how you have been suffering. At this time, you should go to any nearby ER to be checked if you're already reaching "overflow urinary incontinence". To get the related things of caring for your current conditions correctly, please peruse the article in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work closely with doctor for right Dx ...Read more
Just finished bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) from sinus infection. Will this effect upcoming annual routine blood/urine tests I need done? Or how long should I wait?
Unlikely to be pbm: This should have little or no effect on these studies. Go ahead with the schedule you have. ...Read more
Use Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 2x for 5 days-UTI. Last dose. Urine checked today, no infection but still have some lower back & pelvic pain. How long until I get relief?
Needs evaluation: If your pain were caused by a bladder infection then it should be better by now. There are two possibilities. 1. Your infection was not sensitive to the antibiotic Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). This seems unlikely since your urine test today was normal 2. Your pain is caused by something else. This is more likely. Follow up with your physician is warranted. ...Read more
On last pill Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 4 UTI, 5 day course. No culture. 2day urine shows no infection but low back pain & pelvic pressure persist. What's wrong?
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
UTI: If all your other UTI symptoms have resolved, then the foul smell should clear in a few days as well. If you have persisting symptoms, then there is a chance that the antibiotics haven't worked and you may need another broad spectrum antibiotic. If you are still experiencing other symptoms, visit your GP who can test your urine and treat accordingly ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Need more info: These are prescription medications. Your physician who prescribed them has made the decision to prescribe these two drugs based on the kind of germs causing your infection. I feel that if you are concerned about these two drugs given together you should ask your physician for clarification. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a broad-apectrum antibiotic, meaning that it target many different types of bacteria, including mrsa.
It is an adequate first-line drug for skin infections, as long as no other conditions are present.
In order to be 100% certain, your would need to know what organism is causing the infection by getting cultures.
Do not take any prescription drugs without seeing your physician! ...Read more
I was diagnosed with kp in my urine c&s is it cureable I was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for 10 days I am panicking.
Take as prescribed: C&S (culture & sensitivity) results demonstrate what the specific bacterial infection is by 'growing' it in culture media and identifies it. In addition, the testing also determines what antibiotics the bacteria is 'sensitive' to, so that the correct medication can be used. If taken as prescribed, the infection should be 'cleared' after completion of the 10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having a fasting blood test because they found gluclose in my urine but I'm also on Trimethoprim for the UTI. Should I still go ahead with the test tomorrow morning?
Probably should wait: There are some reports of trimethoprim lowering blood sugar in patients already on diabetic medication. This affect is not as clear in normal patients. It is more important to have your UTI treated so I would suggest postponing your fasting blood glucose test until your trimethoprim is completed. The chance of affecting your glucose is low but you want your result to be accurate. ...Read more
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
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more