Review: how effective is Bactrim for Sinus infection?
(By eHealthMe on Sep, 1, 2014)
Overall ratings: 2.6/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Sinus infection. The study is based on 18 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Bactrim
Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,434 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Sinus infection (latest reports from 230,657 patients) can be treated by Amoxicillin, Azithromycin, Levaquin, Avelox, Augmentin '875', Zithromax.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 18 people are studied for taking Bactrim in Sinus infection
Bactrim effectiveness for Sinus infection (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Bactrim for Sinus infection * :
|Sinus infection||0.00%||5.56%||16.67%||16.67%||11.11%||22.22%||0.00%||27.78% |
Who find Bactrim more effective for Sinus infection?
Age of people who find Bactrim more effective * :
|Sinus infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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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Coughs to the point she cant catch her breath and throws up.....
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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 cl ...
- 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?
- What can i do about nausea from generic bactrim
I want to know what I can do to combat nausea from this drug
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