Review: Bactrim side effects
In this review, we analyze Bactrim side effects by the time on the drug, and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Bactrim. The review is based on 28,160 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Bactrim
Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,487 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim): Septra, Septra Ds, Bactrim Ds, Bactrim Pediatric, Septra Grape, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim Double Strength, Sulfatrim Pediatric, Sulfatrim, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim Single Strength, Sulfamethoprim-ds, Cotrim, Cotrim D.s., Sulmeprim, Sulmeprim Pediatric, Sulfatrim-ss, Sulfatrim-ds, Uroplus Ss, Uroplus Ds, Trimeth/sulfa.
On Jan, 29, 2015: 28,160 people who reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim are studied
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Developed rash from head to toes. Very severe and itchy.
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i had shingles 1 year ago and i also have gastritis, h pylori hernias from gallbladder operation and i am so so bloated i cant breathe
From this study (1 month ago):
I have this issue every single time I take Bactrim or Septra... This time the pain is excruciating and I am so uncomfortable.
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I get bladder infections on a regular basis. I do not have a doctor so I end up in the ER every time. I normally go to the same ER but not all the time. I have been prescribed medications like Cipro and Bactrim. Cipro usually knocks out the infection but I always get another one.
For the last three years Doctors have been prescribing me Bactrim. In the last two months I had three bladder infections and took Bactrim for ten days seven and three. I didn't realize the medications themselves would harm me as well. Now I have severe abdominal pain every single day. I did some research on Bactrim and discovered it can cause several different kinds of stomach problems. I have been in pain for two months straight non-stop.
I finally discovered that the Bactrim killed both the good and bad bacteria in my body and now my digestive system is off balance. I went to a natural food store and bought some probiotics. It helped relieve some stomach pain after four days, but if I forget to take it one time it comes back. I think something is wrong with me but not exactly sure what. When I get a doctor next month I will update this article.
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Medicine had my kness aching badly. Cause my legs to lock up where I couldn't bend then. Had to elevate for 2weeks. Feeling better but they still hurt and knees keep popping. Had to take fluid pills cause they were so swollen.
- Interaction between bactrim & vit c
I drank one tablet of bactrim with glass of vit C (1 tablet), after 5 minutes I became red (face & eyes) with high tachycardia and high pressure in the ears.
After 15 minutes I observed differents red points on the skin (hand, arms & legs).
I would like to inform you that I took in the past bactrim and vit C but separately, never both in the same moment.
I was afraid to have an internal emoragy, I provoked the vomiting to eliminate everything in my stomach.
Affer 10 minutes the situation became normal and pressure returned normal.
I took 1 tablet of antistaminc for allergy and the red points eliminated.
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