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I'm taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for a UTI and I had sun exposure and I'm itchy. Anything I should do? Thanks

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Dr. William Lages
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

Bacterium is a sulfonamide and that group of drugs has Sun sensitivity.
So, be cautious of Sun until a few days after course is over , and take an antihistamine for the itch.

In brief: Yes

Bacterium is a sulfonamide and that group of drugs has Sun sensitivity.
So, be cautious of Sun until a few days after course is over , and take an antihistamine for the itch.
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