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How effective is Bactrim for Bladder infection (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: 87 Bactrim users have rated its effectiveness for Bladder infection.

Overall ratings: 3.3/5

This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Bladder infection and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Bactrim

Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 29,484 Bactrim users)

Bladder infection

Bladder infection can be treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim Ds. (latest reports from 66,818 Bladder Infection patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 87 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Bladder infection




Bactrim effectiveness for Bladder infection


Long term Bactrim effectiveness for Bladder infection

Bactrim effectiveness for Bladder infection (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall620163213
Long term
(1+ years)
00001

Age of people who take Bactrim for Bladder infection * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bladder infection1.15%1.15%4.60%28.74%18.39%18.39%11.49%16.09%

Who find Bactrim more effective for Bladder infection?

Age of people who find Bactrim more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bladder infection2.22%0.00%4.44%26.67%17.78%17.78%11.11%20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can bactrim ds treat shingle?
    I am wondering can Bactrim DS treat shingles? Because l am HIV POSITIVE my specialist prescribed me Bactrim DS and Atripla, and l realise Bactrim DS is an antiviral tablets that is why l like to know whether l can use Bactrim DS to treat shingles. This is the second times l have shingles. Please help me!
  • Warfarin and urinary infections (1 answer)
    HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.

    Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone know where I could go for more information on a possible link?

    Thank you for your help.
  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar. (1 answer)
    Symptoms the last 10 days are chills, sweating, light fever (98.9 to 100) sometimes. General malaise, tired, poor sleep. Just depressed, because of the recurrent Infection that no antibiotics (supposedly the bacteria Klesiella-pneumoniae is Sensitive to all the antibiotics I have taken so far)has cleared this stuborn condition.
  • How long did the hives/itching eyes last?
    had back to back allergic reactions to iv abx - after clinda (april 2014) developed sjs - still having hives around my eyes, watering, and severe itching. have been on 4x dose zyrtec, prn benadryl. when will this go away?

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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.
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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.

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