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How effective is Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim for Sinus infection (Sinusitis)?

Overall ratings: 2.2/5
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 Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is for Sinus infection. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 8 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (latest outcomes from 5,744 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Sinus infection

Sinus infection (inflammation of sinus) (latest reports from 231,211 patients) can be treated by Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, Levaquin, Augmentin '875', Avelox, Zithromax.

On Sep, 30, 2014: 8 people are studied for taking Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim in Sinus infection




Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim effectiveness for Sinus infection


Long term Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim effectiveness for Sinus infection

Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim effectiveness for Sinus infection (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall07010
Long term
(1+ years)
00000

Gender of people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim for Sinus infection * :

FemaleMale
Sinus infection75.00%25.00%

Age of people who take Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim for Sinus infection * :

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Sinus infection0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%62.50%0.00%0.00%12.50%

Who find Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim more effective for Sinus infection?

Gender of people who find Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim more effective * :

FemaleMale
Sinus infection0.00%100.00%

Age of people who find Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sinus infection0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (1 month 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 (1 month 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Coughs to the point she cant catch her breath and throws up.....

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • Can sulfamethoxazole-tmp ds, raise or lower blood sugar.
    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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    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 thre ...

  • 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.

  • Levaquin and confusion symptoms
    Confusion. Stopped dosage at day 6 of 7; prescribed 500 mg. 1 daily. I thought the confusion was from the weeks of pretty severe coughing symptoms, associated with the sinusitus - thought maybe from a lack of oxygen from not being able to breathe well for so long. I finally stopped the med. when ...

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