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What to do if i had primpex(trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) please what are the side effects?

What to do if i had primpex(trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole) please what are the side effects?

Unless you: have a reaction to one of the ingredients, side effects are very uncommon. Check w/your doctor or look up a website such as drugs.com or epocrates ...Read more

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Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and sulfamethoxazole-tmp basically the same thing?

Is bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and sulfamethoxazole-tmp basically the same thing?

Identical : Septra is also the same thing. Sulfamethoxizole-tmp is the generic form. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is manufactured by roche and septra by glaxo. Roche developed sulfa component & glaxo the trimethoprim. Roche have done a better job marketing & hence is better known. ...Read more

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What dosage of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for mrsa?

DS 3X/day: If you are normal size with normal renal function 1 double strength tablet (160/800 mgs) 3 times a day. ...Read more

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What is the dose of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for mrsa?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) For MRSA: If the strain of MRSA is sensitive to bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) the normal dose in a patient with normal kidney function would be one Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds tablet every 12 hours. ...Read more

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prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for cellulitis to take 2 pills BID. have been taking every 12 hours. I've skipped dose and now it's 6hours later. what to do?

prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for cellulitis to take 2 pills BID. have been taking every 12 hours. I've skipped dose and now it's 6hours later. what to do?

Take: Trying to take the medication exactly 12 hours apart is not needed (6-16 hours apart is fine). Take the miss dose now. Give it about 6 hours and take the next dose. Tomorrow get back to a normal schedule. ...Read more

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I have a terribly painful u.t.i. And was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). I think I missed my dose this a.m. and my pain is unbearable.Can I take 2 bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) at once?

I have a terribly painful u.t.i. And was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). I think I missed my dose this a.m. and my pain is unbearable.Can I take 2 bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) at once?

No.: Taking a double dose will probably not speed thing up, and you may experience more of the side effects. Take AZO (OTC) urinary pain relief to help out until the antibiotics take effect. It provides fast relief of urinary pain, burning, urgency, and frequency. Taking more fluids, like cranberry juice, may also help the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink alcoholic tonight if I took only 1 dose of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) this morning ?

Is it okay to drink alcoholic tonight if I took only 1 dose of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) this morning ?

OK to mix them: Like many people, you apparently assume that for some reason antibiotics and alcohol cannot be taken together. It isn't true: almost no antibiotics interact with alcohol. Of course heavy alcohol impairs the immune system's ability to fight infection. However, moderate alcohol intake is fine with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and almost all other antibiotics. You could even use wine or beer to swallow the medicine. ...Read more

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