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How effective is Bactrim for Sinus infection (Sinusitis)?

Summary: 20 Bactrim users have rated its effectiveness for Sinus infection.

Overall ratings: 2.7/5

This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Sinus 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 29,495 Bactrim users)

Sinus infection

Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) can be treated by Amoxicillin, Azithromycin, Levaquin, Augmentin '875', Avelox, Zithromax. (latest reports from 36,517 Sinus Infection patients)

On Feb, 28, 2015: 20 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Sinus infection




Bactrim effectiveness for Sinus infection


Long term Bactrim effectiveness for Sinus infection

Bactrim effectiveness for Sinus infection (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall27740
Long term
(1+ years)
00010

Age of people who take Bactrim for Sinus infection * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus infection0.00%5.00%15.00%15.00%10.00%25.00%0.00%30.00%

Who find Bactrim more effective for Sinus infection?

Age of people who find Bactrim more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus infection0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Approximately 3 hours after taking generic Bactrim DS, my right wrist became swollen and red almost half way up my right arm. Was very hot to touch, then became very itchy and developed rash. 2 days later woke up with bruised left eyelid from the corner to almost halfway across eyelid. 3 days later after discontinued Bactrim DS, a large hive in the middle of my neck. Now on prednisone and do not plan on ever taking Bactrim again. Could Bactrim cause all of these symptoms? I did not change anything else. Now taking Prednisone.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Had a severe case of cough with Asthma at night for 3 1/2-4 months . Would subside when I used an Inhaler .
    I was on Bactrim for 2 Yrs. A Regiment our Dr. Came up with to keep me from getting Sinus Infections . I had Chronic Sinusitis , Infections constantly ! This regimen worked , then I came down with the severe cough and Asthma recently . When I missed 1 dose of Bactrim noticed I did not have Asthma then I be stayed off of it going on 4 days , still no asthma . Was wondering if Bactrim could of been the reason for my Asthma ?

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Fever over 102, chills, horrible pain began on day 5 taking medication. Red blotchy rash began appearing late following day on chest and back and gradually spread. Blood blister-type rash on legs. Went to ER after 4 days. Told I have sulfa allergy. Given iV fluid and meds. Need follow up blood tests to recheck my low WBC, platelets and Neu. Counts. Prescribed Benadryl.

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