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How effective is Bactrim for Cellulitis?





Summary: 9 Bactrim users have rated its effectiveness for Cellulitis.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5

This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Cellulitis 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 Bactrim 29,475 users)

Cellulitis

Cellulitis (infection under the skin) can be treated by Cephalexin, Keflex, Clindamycin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Cipro. (latest reports from Cellulitis 23,749 patients)

On Dec, 21, 2014: 9 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Cellulitis




Bactrim effectiveness for Cellulitis


Long term Bactrim effectiveness for Cellulitis

Bactrim effectiveness for Cellulitis (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall11340
Long term
(1+ years)
00000

Age of people who take Bactrim for Cellulitis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cellulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%11.11%22.22%33.33%22.22%

Who find Bactrim more effective for Cellulitis?

Age of people who find Bactrim more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cellulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Bactrim causes severe side effects (1 response)
    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.
    I just want to say that Bactrim has severe side effects, I DO NOT recommend taking this drug. Cipro is better in the long run.
  • Something should be done....
    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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  • Started as impetigo, transgressed into cellulitis. Cellulitis seems to pretty much have disappeared but impetigo spreading at rapid rate throughout facial area including eye region

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