Review: Bactrim and Omnicef
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Bactrim and Omnicef. It is created by eHealthMe based on 77 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Bactrim (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Omnicef (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of cefdinir. It is often used in sinusitis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 77 people who reported to have interactions when taking Bactrim, Omnicef are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim)
- Omnicef (cefdinir)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Bactrim, Omnicef:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||21|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||15|
|Headache (pain in head)||14|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Bactrim, Omnicef:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)||2|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||2|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||1|
|Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)||1|
|Erythema Nodosum (skin inflammation that results in reddish, painful, tender lumps most commonly located in the front of the legs below)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By carrie: Is there something i could take instead of bactrim
(for a 61 year old man who has Diabetic Complication, and takes Bactrim Ds)
What could i take instead of bactrim for a foot infection? Bactrim is making me very sick with vomiting
(Number of patients like carrie: 437)
- By May: Can you develop rash after using ic sulfamethoxazole-tmp
(for a 57 year old woman who has Treated For UTI, and takes Bactrim)
Just finished using drug for UTI less than 48 hours ago and woke up this morning with rash on torso and upper arms and upper legs.
(Number of patients like May: 436)
- By Claire: I had stevens johnson after taking augmentin will i get it again
(for a 59 year old woman who has Foliculitis, and takes Bactrim)
I was on a course of Augmentin and on the ninth day I developed redness and swelling in my face, neck, throat and mouth. A week later I had dry blisters on my fingers and the skin peeled off. I had patches ofr blisters on my arms, abdomen and legs. Then the genital thing happened. I had lesions from ...
(Number of patients like Claire: 415)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Omnicef (cefdinir) is often used to treat sinusitis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Bactrim is used in:
- Omnicef is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Bactrim alternatives:
- Omnicef alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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