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What is the definition or description of: Trimethoprim overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Trimethoprim overdose?

Trimethoprim OD: Trimethoprim overdose can "cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, or depression." REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/trimethoprim. Html ...Read more

Trimethoprim Overdose (Definition)

Trimethoprim overdose can "cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, confusion, or depression." REF: ...Read more


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What is the treatment for trimethoprim overdose?

Drink a plenty fluid: The treatment for a Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose will vary. If the overdose was recent, a healthcare provider may certain medicines or place a tube into the stomach to "pump the stomach." treatment also involves supportive care, which consists of treating the symptoms that occur as a result of the overdose. For example, supportive treatment options may include:plenty of fluids by mouth, if possible. ...Read more

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What are the effects of a bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken. It contains sulphamethazole, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdomen, dizziness, jaundice and trimethoprin causes nausea, headache and vomiting, confusion and bone marrow suppresion
treatment involves pumping the stomach, supportive care, IV fluids and treatment of complications if they arise. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

What is the treatment for bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose?

BACTRIM (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) OVERDOSE: The symptoms of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) overdose depends on dosage and over how long period it was taken. It contains sulphamethazole, which can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, pain in abdomen, dizziness, jaundice and trimethoprin causes nausea, headache and vomiting, confusion and bone marrow suppresion
treatment involves pumping the stomach, supportive care, IV fluids and treatment of complications if they arise. ...Read more

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What are the manifestations of an overdose of trimethoprim?

What are the manifestations of an overdose of trimethoprim?

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

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What would happen if I overdosed on trimethoprim; anything bad?

Lots of things: Why would anyone wnat to overdose on anything? A little bit of something may be beneficial while a lot of the some thing is poisonous. ...Read more

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Can children take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Can children take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) indications: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and similar antibiotics are frequently used in children and safe when appropriately dosed according to weight. Those with Sulfa allergies should avoid this medication. ...Read more

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Culture + for staph around buttocks-how quick for rash to heal? Been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 3 days? How contagious is it? Have 2 children. Worried.

Culture + for staph around buttocks-how quick for rash to heal? Been on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 3 days? How contagious is it? Have 2 children. Worried.

Staph: To keep spread of the infection to a minimum take warm soapy baths to which you have added 3-4 tablespoons of bleach to the bath water. Apply antibiotic ointment like bactroban (mupirocin) to your rash after the bath. Hand washing with soap and water is also in order. ...Read more

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Trimethoprim tablets are ruining my appetite. Is this normal?

Trimethoprim tablets are ruining my appetite. Is this normal?

Loss of appetite is: Classified as "less common" with Trimethoprim. REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/trimethoprim-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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I'm on 1 weeks course of trimethoprim 200mg would this affect my pill in any way?

I'm on 1 weeks course of trimethoprim 200mg would this affect my pill in any way?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and OCs: Some antibiotics may reduce the efficacy of oral contraceptives. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) is not one known to have much, if any effect. However, it's not a bad idea to use additional protection while you are taking the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about experiecing these effects taking sulfamethoxzole / trimethoprim?

Sulfa: This combination of drugs are important for treating a number of infections. If your doctor has made a diagnosis of an infection and recommended the above therapies please take his/her advice. ...Read more

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Could sulfameth/trimethoprim work for skin abces's?

Incise and drain: Hi. The cardinal treatment for an abscess is incision and drainage. Antibiotics play a role AFTER incision and drainage. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, among others, could be used, but without first incising and draining the abscess, they won't work. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there any bad effect of smoking while on trimethoprim?

Are there any bad effect of smoking while on trimethoprim?

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

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Please help docs! Is safe to take sulfameth trimethoprim 800?

Yes, if no allergies: It is safe as long as you are not allergic to meds that contain sulfa. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to drink after taking sulfameth/trimethoprim?

No need to wait: Alcohol in moderation doesn't interfere with sulfa/trimethoprim. Same for almost all antibiotics. Large amounts of alchohol interfere with the immune system fighting infection, so don't overdo it. Otherwise no worries. ...Read more

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Ways sulfameth/trimethoprim used for? Can it be used for cold or congestion

Ways sulfameth/trimethoprim used for? Can it be used for cold or congestion

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

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Could sulfameth/trimethoprim be used along with cystex which I have used for 1 day hurt me.?

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

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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

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Ibruprofen 200mg 5 hpurs ago, napxon 15 minutes ago, and sulfameth/trimethoprim 45 minutes ago. Will I be okay?

You're gonna be OK: Hi. You didn't state the naproxen or trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole doses, but assuming the routine, you're fine. Cheers! ...Read more

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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?

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?

Get checked: 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

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What infections does sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 treat?

What infections does sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 treat?

Treatment: It is often used to treat MRSA as well as utis, and ear infections. ...Read more

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What is polymyxin b sulfate trimethoprim generally used for?

What is polymyxin b sulfate trimethoprim generally used for?

Polymyxin b: Treats eye and ear infections, skin & soft tissue infections, wounds, urinary tract infections, etc. ...Read more

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What are the possible effects of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim?

What are the possible effects of sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim?

Side effects?: Assuming you meant side effects, some include: 1. Drug rash 2. Nausea and vomiting (esp if drinking alcohol with it) 3. Kidney failure. 4. Stevens-johnson syndrome (severe alelrgic reaction). 5. Erythema multiforme (rash) 6. Anemia (in people with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency). ...Read more

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What is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

What is Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) contains sulfonamide & is used to treat or prevent infections.. ...Read more

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Is sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim effective for thorns in my arm?

Is sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim effective for thorns in my arm?

Sulfa drugs: Could be used for this treatment I would prefer to use cephalosporins (keflex) which have less side effects. ...Read more

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Are there any vitamins I should avoid taking while on sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim?

Are there any vitamins I should avoid taking while on sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim?

No: Vitamin supplements, although rarely necessary, are not likely to interfere with the efficacy of tmp/smx therapy. ...Read more

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